Kranjska Gora Ski Resort

Kranjska Gora Ski Resort is Slovenia's oldest ski resort, opened 73 years ago in 1948 at Kranjska Gora in Upper Carniola. The resort is divided into five different sections around the municipality: Mojstrana, Kranjska Gora, Planica, Podkoren 1, and Podkoren 2. It has a total of 20 km (12 miles) of ski slopes, 40 km (25 miles) tracks for cross-country skiing, and Snow Fun park for snowboarders.

Kranjska Gora
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Central Kranjska Gora in November 2006
Kranjska Gora is located in Alps
Kranjska Gora
Kranjska Gora
Location in the Alps
Kranjska Gora is located in Slovenia
Kranjska Gora
Kranjska Gora
Location in Slovenia
LocationKranjska Gora, Slovenia
(Vitranc mountain)
Nearest major cityKranj - 57 km (35 mi)
Klagenfurt - 61 km (38 mi)
Ljubljana - 84 km (52 mi)
Trieste - 173 km (107 mi)
Maribor - 211 km (131 mi)
Venice - 239 km (149 mi)
Munich - 341 km (212 mi)
Vienna - 385 km (239 mi)
Budapest - 546 km (339 mi)
Coordinates46°29′06″N 13°46′44″E / 46.485°N 13.779°E / 46.485; 13.779Coordinates: 46°29′06″N 13°46′44″E / 46.485°N 13.779°E / 46.485; 13.779
Vertical   838 m (2,749 ft) – total
   475 m (1,558 ft) – lift
Top elevation1,623 m (5,325 ft)
1,282 m (4,206 ft) - lift
Base elevation   807 m (2,648 ft)
Skiable area125 hectares (310 acres)
Runs20 km (12 mi):
  10 km (6 mi)
  8 km (5 mi)
  2 km (1.2 mi)
Longest run3.8 km (2.4 mi)
Lift system19 total:
13 surface
1 onechair
1 doublechair
4 fourchair
Lift capacity20,200 / h
Terrain parks1
Snowmakingyes
Websitekr-gora.si

Resort statisticsEdit

Elevation
Summit - 1,623 m (5,325 ft), Base - 795 m (2,608 ft),

Ski Terrain
1.25 km2 (310 acres) - 19 named runs covering around 30 km (19 miles) on one mountain, but four different areas.

Slope Difficulty
- 2 slopes expert
- 5 slopes advanced
- 8 slopes intermediate
- 2 slopes beginner

Vertical Drop: 481 m (1,578 ft)

Longest Run: "Velika dolina" - 1.237 km (0.77 miles)

Other activitiesEdit

  • Snow Fun Park/Halfpipe (snowboarding)
  • Cross country skiing (40 km (25 miles))
  • Sledding, Bike Park, Tubing (only in summer) & hiking

Ski slopesEdit

 
Vitranc 1 lift in December 2005
Slope Length Level
↓ Kranjska Gora ↓
Kekec 730 m   
Dolenčev rut 1000 m  
Vitranc 1 1229 m  
Mojca 1 1254 m  
Mojca 2 448 m  
Rožle 550 m  
Preseka 2 806 m  
Tinkara 313 m  
Brsnina 452 m  
↓ Podkoren 1 ↓
Podkoren 1200 m  
Zelenci 398 m  
Ruteč 1 761 m  
↓ Podkoren 2 ↓
Velika dolina 1237 m   
Bedanec 754 m  
Kolovrat 497 m  
↓ Planica ↓
Slatna 270 m  
↓ Rateče ↓
Macesnovc 1070 m  
↓ Mojstrana ↓
Mojstrana 650 m  

See alsoEdit

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