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Podbanské Ski Resort Guide

Podbanské, Slovakia

Ski Area Highlights
Highest Lift939m
Resort Height830m
 Nearest AirportsKosice and Krakow
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Podbanske is a centuries old mining settlement which now has a small ski area comprising four button tow lifts, between 200 and 520m long, which run up the 100m of vertical parallel to one another. The lifts are all relsatively new, having been built since 1995. A cafe, along with ski rental and ski school are located at the base of the slopes and there are two hotels within walking distance, the Krivan 100m away, which offers free car parking, and the Permon 400m away. Other activities in the area include sledging and sleigh rides.


The Slovak ski resort of Podbanské is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 830m.

Podbanské has direct access to 3 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Podbanské.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Podbanské?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Podbanské Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Podbanské Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift939m
Lowest Piste830m
Resort Altitude (Podbanské)830m
Max Vertical109m

Location and Map

Where is Podbanské?

This ski resort is in the Slovak Tatras in Liptovský Mikuláš, Žilina Region.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Podbanské is Kosice, 137 minutes drive away.

Krakow airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Podbanské open?

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

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 Podbanské, 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.

Visit the Podbanské Tourist Office for the latest.