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Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort

Mariborsko Pohorje
Artificial snow in 2008
Location Maribor,
Mariborsko & Areško Pohorje
Nearest city Maribor

46.534°N 15.600°E / 46.534°N 15.600°E / 46.534; 15.600 (Mariborsko Pohorje)

Vertical 1,002 m (3,287 ft)
Top elevation 1,327 m (4,354 ft) Žigart
Base elevation  325 m (1,066 ft)
Pohorska vzpenjača
Skiable area 550 acres (2.2 km2)
Runs 25
Longest run 4 km (2.5 mi)
Lift system 22 total
1 gondola
16 surface
3 doublechair
1 fourchair
1 sixchair
Lift capacity 22,300 per hr
Snowmaking yes
Night skiing 10 km (6 mi)
Web site

Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort is the largest ski resort in Slovenia, located just south of the municipality of Maribor, at the mountain ranges of Mariborsko & Areško Pohorje.

The resort consists of three sections: lower section "Snow Stadium," middle section "Bolfenk" and an upper section called "Areh". The resort as a whole is known as Mariborsko Pohorje and offers 40 km (25 mi) of north-facing ski slopes, 27 km (17 mi) of cross-country skiing, and 10 km (6 mi) of night skiing. The resort is best known for hosting the "Golden Fox" competition, women's World Cup alpine races in giant slalom and slalom. The competition was held in late January in 2013.

Resort statistics

Summit - 1,327 m (4,354 ft)
Base - 325 m (1,066 ft)

Ski Terrain
2.2 km2 (540 acres) - Three sections: Snow Stadium, Bolfenk, and Areh, cover 41.5 km (25.8 mi) of ski slopes on one mountain.

Slope Difficulty
-expert 5 km (3 mi)
-intermediate 13 km (8 mi)
-beginner 23.5 km (15 mi)

Vertical Drop
- 1,002 m (3,287 ft) in total

Longest Run: "Pohorska vzpenjača"

Average Winter Daytime Temperature:

Average Annual Snowfall:

Lift Capacity: 22,300 skiers per hour (total)

Ski Season Opens: December

Ski Season Ends: April

Snow Conditions Phone Line: +386 (0)2 2208800

Other activities

  • mountain biking (world cup)
  • hiking
  • Alpine Roller Coaster (only in summer)
  • Adrenalin park
  • different events (Snow Stadium)
  • sledding track (1 km, winter)
  • wellnes, spa, golf

Ski lifts

Snow Stadium

  • Lower section (325m - 1050m)
Name Length
Pohorska vzpenjača 2505m
Radvanje 770m
Poštela 1187m
Sleme 1061m
Mojca 830m
Kekec 100m
Cicibanček 187m
Bellvue 250m
Bolfenk 653m
Habakuk 260m


  • Middle section (937m - 1150m)
Name Length
Stolp 945m
Videc 957m
Partizanka 1 879m
Partizanka 2 879m


  • Upper section (927m - 1327m)
Name Length
Pisker 2 1672m
Ruška 1285m
Orel 1285m
Areh 408m
Cojzerica 1 710m
Cojzerica 2 710m
Žigart 386m
Vali 126m

External links

  • – Mariborsko Pohorje – webcams
  • Ski – Mariborsko Pohorje
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