Borovets Ski Holidays - Quality skiing
The beautiful last minute ski holiday resort of Borovets is a wonderfully international-friendly resort 73km from the capital Sofia in Bulgaria, Borovets is split mainly into two sections and is well designed, with international signs; creating a great resort atmosphere with different nationalities to share their passion for skiing during their cheap ski holidays. This is a very well looked after resort and is a clean and comfortable base for skiers be they novice or experienced. With a total skiable vertical of almost 1600m up the peak of Mousala it is suitable for many different types of skier with a good range of runs. Most of the terrain here is graded as red but is not of the same incline as the reds of Austria or Switzerland, they are, in fact, more a French Blue. Many of the hotels in this area are of very good quality and vary in prices, some are closer to certain types of run so it is worth checking ahead which is closest to your level of skiing for your last minute ski holiday in Bulgaria.
Last Minute Ski Holidays in Borovets - A choice of runs
The bottom of mountain is made up mostly of Green runs forming a nursery area that is closest to the resort and the bulk of the accommodation. This forms the perfect area for those that are nervous skiers of have not skied before with two ski schools and plenty of opportunities to learn and progress throughout your cheap ski holidays in Bugaria. The first and main slopes are Sitnyakovo and Martinovi Baraki which are linked together by a good quality lift. These two slopes are mostly beginner and intermediate level slopes that run through attractive forests. They are serviced by two chair lifts that run top to bottom, four drag lifts and a short chair lift that serves a ski jump for the more adventurous on a last minute ski holiday in Bugaria. Yastrabets is the more testing of the two sections with three runs that are included in international completions along with some lengthy reds and a world cup standard black that runs underneath the 3 miles long gondola track that it takes to get to Yastrabets. This black run ends back at the base station of the Gondola and the resorts only T bar lift. Along with Yastrabets there is the Markudjika area that has six button tow lifts up to the highest slopes in the resort and it's only above tree line skiing. Markudjik 3 has been recognised by the International Skiing Federation for Slalom competitions.
Cheap Ski Holidays to Borovets - International Speaking Ski Instructors
The ski school here is renowned and well respected internationally, with over 200 multi-lingual ski instructors many of whom were professional skiers. They offer five graded classes in small groups with four hours of teaching per day and free time to practice your new skills. There is also the unusual "Peter Popangelov School for Expert Skiing" that hones the skills of already experienced skiers to the standards of the ten "world champion class" ski instructors.
Only 2 kilometres away from the main cheap ski holiday resort there are great opportunities for cross-country skiing with some of the best biathlon tracks in the world. The trails for cross-country skiing in the powder snow are 15 km long and begin at the site of the tuition tracks giving you an opportunity to try this exciting option for the first time then progress into the longer trails. Borovets is a wonderful find, for good quality, fairly priced skiing with quality accommodation, one could not ask for more.
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