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Veľká Rača - Oščadnica

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica Ski Resort Guide

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica, Slovakia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Snowfall!
Highest Lift1,048m
Resort Height650m
 Nearest AirportsOstrava and Bratislava
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Veľká Rača - Oščadnica

The ski area, within a National Nature Reserve, is stretched along a mountain ridge up to 1236m ( you can hike to the top if you like) with ski runs descending through the trees in to two valleys. The longest run is the Pretekarska at 2.4km (1.5 miles).


The Slovak ski resort of Veľká Rača - Oščadnica is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 650m.

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica has direct access to 15 marked pistes, served by a total of 14 ski lifts.

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


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Veľká Rača - Oščadnica offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Veľká Rača - Oščadnica.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Veľká Rača - Oščadnica?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Veľká Rača - Oščadnica.

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Ski Area Stats

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
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Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
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Veľká Rača - Oščadnica Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,048m
Resort Altitude (Veľká Rača - Oščadnica)650m
Lowest Piste639m
Max Vertical409m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Veľká Rača - Oščadnica
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Intermediate Skiers

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Pretekarska'.

Location and Map

Where is Veľká Rača - Oščadnica?

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


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Veľká Rača - Oščadnica is Ostrava, 114 minutes drive away.

Bratislava, Katowice, Krakow and Brno airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 14 ski lifts are able to uplift 9,700 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 20km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Veľká Rača - Oščadnica 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 Veľká Rača - Oščadnica, 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 Veľká Rača - Oščadnica Tourist Office for the latest.

Veľká Rača - Oščadnica