Pamporovo ski resort is located in the heart of the Rhodopi mountain. It is the sunniest Bulgarian mountain resort. The ski slopes of Pamporovo are safe guarded and maintained in a very good condition.Pamporovo enjoys 120 sunny days in winter. The ski zone is marvelous offering ski slopes with overall length of 37km suitable for all ages and abilities, but being mostly famous as an excellent choice for beginners and intermediates. The resort boasts a new snowmaking system composed of 80 snow cannons covering 90% of the ski runs as well as a new 3740m long ski run serviced by unique 6-chair open lift.
Queuing is rare due to a new up-to-date system of rope-ways, a product of the famous Austrian company “Axess” with capacity of 11,600 persons per hour. For the snowboarders there is a new 100m long half-pipe run, which together with the LED-lighted night run complement the ski magic. The gentle profile of the mountain with its rounded slopes and summits makes Pamporovo suitable for beginners. But there are difficult ski runs like “The Wall” for the advanced skiers. Ski rentals are available near the ski runs and the lift stations, you can book ski equipment rental, ski school and lift pass with us, as well.
New for ski season 2013/2014: 5 million Euro are invested in Pamporovo ski centre for the new ski season in Bulgaria. A new lift equipment (high speed quad) is 1 kilometer long and will connect the “Two bridges” site with Snezhanka peak. The company plans to install additional lighting system for the ski slopes in the resort, as well as improvement of the system for artificial snow.
Location: Pamporovo ski resort is located 85 km from Plovdiv and 240 km from Sofia. The resort is situated on 1650 m above the sea level in the Rhodopi mountain at the foot of Snejanka peak (1926 m).
Resort information: Pamporovo is the sunniest Bulgarian mountain resort. The winter here is soft with 120 sunny days. The ski pistes are covered with snow throughout the whole skiing season that lasts from December till April. The average air temperature is – 3 °C.
Pamporovo mountain rescue service: (+359) 309 58336; (+359) 1475.
Medical & dental services: Ambulance, first aid on the ski slopes and clinic as well as 24 h a day emergency ski patrol service are available. Fully equipped hospitals, pharmacies and dentists are available in the town of Smolyan and in Chepelare resort.
Pamporovo is well known for its ski school, which offers brilliant ski instructors that are very enthusiastic and patient and who all speak exceptionally good English.