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Pamporovo

Pamporovo Ski Resort Guide

Pamporovo, Bulgaria

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,931m
Resort Height1,620m
 Nearest AirportsPlovdiv and Sofia
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Pamporovo

The Bulgarian ski resort of Pamporovo is at an altitude of 1,620m.

Summary

Pamporovo has direct access to 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,620m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible.

Skiing

Pamporovo offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Pamporovo offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Wall', which is 1km in length.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Pamporovo?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Pamporovo.

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Ski Area Stats

Pamporovo Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 5 
Cross Country
Total Length
38km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
14

Altitudes

Pamporovo Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,931m
Resort Altitude (Pamporovo)1,620m
Lowest Piste1,444m
Max Vertical487m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Pamporovo
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

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Location and Map

Where is Pamporovo?

This ski resort is in Smolyan, Smoljan, Bulgaria.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Pamporovo is Plovdiv, 105 minutes drive away.

Sofia airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 15,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km of ski runs, with 10 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Pamporovo open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early December, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Pamporovo, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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