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Over 50 on separate ski areas in and around Zakopane within a 10 mile radius
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Zakopane Ski Resort Statistics

RESORT STATISTICS (compiled by Sunshine World Int.)

Winter Season: December - May


  • Total Lifts: Over 50 on separate ski areas in and around Zakopane within a 10 mile radius. Some ski areas are small, others, like Kasprowy Wierch, are very large. On an average Sunshine World week our guests have access to roughly 22 different lifts.
  • Cable cars: 1
  • Chair lifts: 11 (there are more but this is the total number of chair lifts on the ski areas we use most frequently)
  • Drag lifts: 10 (again there are many more but this is the rough number on the ski areas we frequent most often)
  • Other lifts: Large cable car up Kasprowy Wierch

Zakopane Ski Resort StatisticsPISTES

  • Total pistes/trails: 21 (this is a rough estimate of pisted runs available throughout our average weekly itinerary to the areas we frequent most often).
  • Total ride area: 29km (again an approximation based on the areas we frequent most)
  • Longest run: 9.7 km from top to the very bottom of Kasprowy Wierch
  • Top lift: 1987m
    Largest Vertical drop on one ski area (Kasprowy Wierch): 993m
    Lowest lift: 800m

PISTE DIFFICULTY (rough breakdown)

  • Green runs (easy): 40%
  • Blue runs (intermediate): 30%
  • Red runs (advanced): 15%
  • Black runs (expert): 15%


  • Lift Passes: Around £5-£25 a day, depends on the ski area and how many lifts you use as there are different pay as you go systems on many areas. An unlimited all day lift pass at Bialka Tatrzanska costs roughly 90zl valid from 9am until 10pm (about £17)
  • Ski Lift Opening times: 9.00 till 22.00 (NB not all areas stay open this long. Bialka Tatrzanska has the longest opening hours).

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