SKI RESORT JASNA
Well-equiped and less luxusrious hotels and dining-rooms hotels make out of Demanovska dolina an international known ski center fitting modern requirements.
One of the biggest and most popular centers of winter sports is situated 15 km away from Liptovsy Mikulas and 60 km from an airport in Poprad. It lays in the upper part of Demanovska dolina. Its a part of National park Low Tatras, on the northern slopes of Chopok and Deresov in the hights 950 to 2024 m. Here are excellent terrains for skiing and many different difficult ski-running tracks, a cabin funicular ,seat elevators, and ski tows.Skialpinists have many posibillities here too. In this center a world championship in junior skiing , a World winter universiada, and many world and europe FTS cup competitions took place. Thie center was a candidate for the XX. WOG (Winter Olympic Games) 2006 in skiing disciplines. The skiing season is from 15.XII. To 30. IV.
A littlebit of statistics:
the capacity of the cabine funicular : 1200 persons in a hour
the capacity of 5 seat funiculars(elevators) : 8400 peersons in a hour
the capacity of 11 ski tows : 6700 persons a hour
14 ski-tracks with a total lenght of 42200 m
besides the 14 skitracks one 5 km for beginners a 10 km recreational and a 15 km long ski-running-track
the average lenght of the ski season is 120 days
Demanovska dolina - Jasna is a mountain center for allyear turistics.There are two public caves in Demanovska dolina: Demanovska ladova jaskyna(ice cave) and Demanovska jaskyna slobody.Nearby is Vrbicke pleso(a lake;a national reservation sized 25 ha) and many marked turistic paths are here.The Mountain live savers are active here, many complex services for skiers, a ski-school,skiservis, a pool,fitness center.You can reach it by bus or by car.
A known viewing point. The northern and southern slopes of Chopok, the second highest peak in the main ridge of Low Tatras (2024 m a.s.), is the best ski terrains in Slovakia. On the north Jasna, on the south Kosodrevina and Srdiecko. You can get to Chopok by a seat funicular from Demanovska dolina -Jasna or from Bystra dolina -Srdiecko (a turistic and ski center). The average lenght of the ski season is 120 days. The center is well equiped by mountain trafic works, several tows and arranged ski-tracks are here. The ski-tracks are mostly difficult.The conditionc are also good for ski turism.Dumbiersky ski-track is on the ridge from Chopok to Dumbier and to Stefanikova chata(a hut) into the saddle of Polana. Chopok is suitable for short walks and for difficult ridge turistics too.You can borrow a ski outfit and all belongings for skiing , a skiservis and a skischool is here.Many restaurants and bufets are here too.
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