Lviv oblast – ski resorts

Rest in the Carpathians, a brief overview of ski resorts of Lviv oblast, tracks, slopes, equipment, ropeways. Lviv oblast – Slavske, Plavie, Plaii, Tysovets, Oriavchyk, Rozluch, Volosianka, Vysoky Verkh
Lviv oblast, the Carpathians, ski resorts
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Ski resorts of the Carpathians

New Year 2013 in the Carpathians. Lviv oblast, mountains, skiing, tracks, ropeways

The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Skole region

Slavske

Slavske is a known and very popular ski resort center. It is easy to get to Slavske by train or your own transport. The main tracks are on the slopes of the mountains such as Trostian, Pogar, Kremin, Menchil, and Warsaw. Slavske. Carpatians. Ski resorts Tracks for advanced skiers are located on the slopes of Trostian Mountain (1235 m). These tracks are not recommended for beginners. Pogar Mountain (857 m) is located near Slavske; it is not high. On the slopes of Kremen (another name Poltekh) Mountain are the simplest tracks and it is located not far from Slavske as well. Menchil Mountain is situated next to Grabovets village. Accommodation and ropeways are cheaper than in Slavske. There are simple tracks for beginners in this place. But there is one disadvantage: the lift there is not quite perfect. Warsaw Mountain has a modern high-speed lift but the mountain is situated in a distant from the settlement.
Traditionally a lot of guests visit the Carpathians for New Year’s holidays. Namely these days become for Slavske a real tourist’s boom.
Distances: Lviv – 130 km.
Slopes:
Trostian Mountain – several tracks with length up to 2000 m of different level of complexity;
Poltekh Mountain – 2 tracks with length up to 1000 m, average and low level of complexity;
Pogar Mountain – 3 tracks with length up to 1000 m, average and high level of complexity;
Warsaw Mountain – track with length up to 1200 m, average level of complexity.
Ropeways:
Trostian – one-seated chair lift, 7 rope tows, and a baby-lift;
Poltekh – 2 rope tows;
Pogar – 2 rope tows;
Warsaw – rope tow.
Maintenance of tracks: now groomer, snow cannons on some tracks.

How to get to this place: travel by train you have to take a train towards to Uzhgorod;
travel by car you have to choose the highway Kyiv-Chop to Skole, then towards to Slavske.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Turkivsky region

Plavie (Plaii)

This resort is convenient for citizens of Lviv as the distance to it is much shorter than to, for example, to Bukovel. There is a new four-seated lift. Plavie (Plaii). The Carpathians. Ski resorts This resort is developing intensively. It has a convenient access for automobiles, developed infrastructure, a museum complex, SPA –center, equipment rental, and instructors’ services. There are tracks of different level of complexity at this resort, several tracks for beginners as well as snow tubing, sleds.

Distances: Lviv – 120 km.

Slopes: 6 tracks with length up to 12500 m, level differences 260 m, training tracks.
Ropeways: rope tow and 2 chair lifts of 1000 m, multi-lift, baby-lift.
Maintenance of tracks: snow groomer.

How to get to this place: travel by train you have to take a train to the station Skole, then to take a regular bus or a taxi; travel by car you have to choose the highway Kyiv-Chop and drive to Plavie village.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Skole region

Volosianka

There are tracks of different level of complexity on the slopes of Vysoky Verkh Mountain (1598 m). Width of tracks is 50–100 m, total length of tracks is more than 9000 m. Tracks from the top of the mountain are width and gentle, so they can be suitable both for beginners (certain places) and for advanced skiers. Volosianka. Shi resorts Tracks are marked with different colors: blue, red and black. The colors correspond to the track’s level of difficulty. It is cold at the top of the mountain, piercing wind blows very often, but nevertheless, the most impressive landscapes you may see namely from this place. There is a restaurant at the top of the mountain where you cam warm up and enjoy delicious dishes offered in the menu.

Distances: Lviv – 135 km.

Slopes: several tracks with length up to 3000 m, levels differences -170 m, 185 m, 550 m.
Ropeways: 3 rope tows of 750 m and two-seated lift of 2850 m, multi-lift.
Maintenance of tracks:: snow groomer

How to get to this place: travel by train you have to take a train towards Uzhgorod; travel by bus you have to take a bus towards Uzhgorod on the highway Kyiv-Chop to the turn to Slavske; travel by car you have to choose the highway Kyiv-Chop towards Skole, then move in the direction to Slavske and Volosianka. As an orientation can be the sign towards “Zahar Berkut” tourist complex.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Skole region

Oriavchyk, Zveniv

There are tracks for beginners on the slopes of this mountain, tracks of average and high level of complexity. These tracks are suitable for snowboarders as well. Instructors’ services are provided here; variety of entertainments is here as well. Oriavchyk. Zveniv. The Carpathians. Ski resorts Nearby, it is several kilometers from Oriavchyk another ski resort Tysovets is located where chair lift is available. When the weather is fine you can get to resort “Tysovets” from there.

Distances: Lviv – 130 km, Skole – 15 km, Tysovets – 2 km.

Slopes: 4 tracks with length from 400 to 1200 m; 2 tracks of average level of complexity for beginners; levels differences – 50-250m.
Ropeways: rope tow of 350 m, 450 m, 960 m; multi-lift for snow tubing.
Maintenance of tracks: snow groomer.

How to get to this place: travel by train you have to take a train towards Skole, then to take a regular bus or a taxi. Travel by car you have to choose the highway Kyiv-Chop to Korostiv village, then to turn to the right according the sign towards Tysovets, then to turn to the left towards Oriavchyk village.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Skole region

Skole

Mountain Zhytnia has a track of low level of complexity for beginners - 800 m.  Skole, the Carpathians, ski resorts

Distances: Lviv – 110 km, Slavske – 22 km.

Slopes: 300 m, there is a track of low level of complexity.
Ropeways:: 1 rope tow.
Maintenance of tracks:: -

How to get to this place: : travel by train you have to take a train towards Uzhgorod; travel by bus you have to take the highway Kyiv-Chop towards Uzhgorod; travel by your own car you have to take the highway Kyiv-Chop towards Skole.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Skole region

Tysovets

This ski resort is surrounded by spruce forest and it is situated at an altitude of 1017 m above the sea level. Tysovets settlement was once known as a winter sports center of the international importance. Oriavchyk. Zveniv, Myta. The Carpathians. Ski resorts Tysovets resort has tracks for cross-country skiing, biathlon, mogul skiing, freestyle, snowboard, snow tubing. You can enjoy sledding, there are ski jumping. Slopes are steep here, but there is an individual track for beginners, unfortunately, without lift. There is equipment rental and instructors’ services. This complex includes a hotel and several cottages; private sector is not developed.

Distances: Lviv – 140 km, Oriavchyk – 2 km.

Slopes: several tracks with length up to 1000 m, different level of complexity.
Ropeways: 3 rope tows, ropeway of 2100 m (1500 m + 600 m with change).
Maintenance of tracks: snow groomer, lightning of ski stadium.

How to get to this place: travel by train you have to take a train towards Skole, then to take a regular bus or a taxi; travel by car you have to choose the highway Kyiv-Chop to Korostiv village, then to turn to the right towards Oriavchyk, then to Tysovets; in winter you can drive only with chains on wheels.


The Carpathians, Lviv oblast, Turkivsky region

Rozluch village

One of the resorts near Rozluch village has a track for beginners. Rozluch. The Carpathians. Ski resorts There are springs of mineral water in the village which are similar in its composition to mineral water type “Naftusya” and “Borzjomi”. Dramatized performances stage in this resort during Christmas holidays. Except skiing guests of this resort have other entertainments like sledge, skating rink, and billiards.

Distances: Lviv – 125 km.

Slopes: there is a track for beginners with length up to 700 m; low level of complexity.
Ropeways: rope tow of 450 m.
Maintenance of tracks: –

How to get to this place: How to get to this place: travel by a suburban electric train you have to go in the direction Lviv – Sianky; travel by car you have to take the road from Lviv through Sambir towards Turka.


*In connection with constant updating and development of ski resorts in Lviv oblast, information as to tracks, lifts and its schedules can change and may be differ from the specified on the page.