Borovets Ski Resort Guide & Piste Map
Borovets Resort Description
Resort Height 1,300m (4,290ft)
Transfer time Sofia 1 hr 30 mins, Plovdiv 2 hr 30 mins
Borovets has been developed into a modern high class ski resort with luxury hotels, restaurants, discos, shops and of course a good choice of pistes and lifts. Borovets is an Alpine resort and provides good winter conditions for snowsports.
The resort has facilities for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumps and biathlon, ski-doo, etc, and has twice hosted World Cup competitions in Alpine skiing. Its biathlon track is one of the best in Europe. Usually the slopes of Borovets have permanent snow cover from December to April. The air in Borovets is clear, free of any pollutants.
There are ski runs available for beginners, intermediates and advanced skiers, designed with international markings and multilingual signs. Pistes are bashed and maintained to the highest standards. The average temperature during the coldest month January is - 4.6°C.
The ski runs of Borovets are located in three different regions. Cross-country and biathlon tracks are located 2 km away from the resort together with the cross-country tuition tracks. The runs for the ski jumps are 75 m and 50 m long and are serviced by a chair lift. New snow cannons for artificial snow are also provided in Borovets. The ski patrol provides 24 hour emergency service.