Cross Country Skiing

Long kilometres of trails in the High Tatras’ largest cross-country skiing area guarantee hours of undisturbed marveling at the spectacular scenery

8
number
of trails
easy

moderate
difficulty
from 9 a.m.

until 6 p.m.
opening hours
Classic +
skating
style
December

April
average season duration
central
car park
best
parking

The SNOW Cross-country Skiing Resort

The most opportunities

Quality services for athletes and the public

The SNOW Cross-country Skiing Resort in the High Tatras offers quality facilities for all. Whether you enjoy cross-country skiing recreationally or professionally.

Cross-country skiing throughout the season

Štrbské Pleso offers regularly-prepared professional cross-country skiing trails.

You will find eight loops measuring 1.4 to 5 kilometres. The stadium and loops up to 2.5 km long can be used throughout the winter season thanks to artificial snow.

Some trails are endorsed by a FIS certificate, most being of mountainous character with vertical drops, suitable for fitness and sport skiing. Children, beginners and recreational skiers will be delighted too – with two loops and the stadium trail.

Season 2017/2018

offers the brand new Cross Country CROSS green technical trail on the upper meadow above the stadium, which is a new FIS discipline.

The resort is open to the public from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. (including evening skiing). All trails are closed and prepared after 6 p.m. Please do not enter the trails! The Snowcat is bigger and faster than you - and a coming-together is unpleasant for both parties.

Nature conservation

All the quiet white trails run through living natural environment. Please be considerate when on them. Everybody is allowed to enter forests at their own risk and, at the same time, everybody is required to behave in a way that does not damage the national park.

Evening skiing

Cross-country skiing on the sprinting track and stadium from 4 until 6 p.m. All trails are closed and prepared after 6 p. m.

Do not enter the trails after 6 p.m. Preparing of the surface is performed by Snowcats towed on a steel rope - it’s never pleasant and potentially dangerous to meet them.

The fee according to the price list for organized groups and sports clubs is paid to the administrator of the SNOW Štrbské Pleso cross-country skiing resort.

Entry fees for individuals, clubs and other organized groups in sports clubs.

Your kind contributions are only used for:

  • the maintenance and service of cross-country skiing trails and the car park
  • snow making
  • lighting

Winter season 2018/2019

From 1 December 2018 until 30 April 2019. Please follow potential changes in the operating hours and restrictions due to organized events. We recommend checking our website prior to every resort visit.

General guidelines

for using the resort, cross-country skiing trails, and the stadium

  • No dogs are allowed on the trails or stadium premises
  • Do not enter the trails or stadium premises outside operating hours (especially during trail preparation and snow-making)
  • Do not enter the trails or stadium premises with prams or child trailers (including those towed by a skier).
  • Do not enter the tracks on foot, bicycle, snowshoes or skis other than cross-country skis.
  • Skiing is only allowed in the direction of marked loops and regulations.
  • If the conditions so allow, trails can only be entered at entry points A (main stadium), B (below Patria Hotel), and C (over the FIS Hotel).
  • Lake trails are not part of the resort and are not prepared. Enter at your own risk.

How does it look here now?

Name Color Status Notes Technique
Trať pre deti a začiatočníkov Closed ľahká / easy Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Šprintérska trať 1,6 km Closed stredne ťažká / medium Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Andelova trať 2 km Closed stredne ťažká / medium Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Okolo Slepého plesa 2,5 km Closed ťažká / difficult Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Furkotská dolina 3,5 km Closed ťažká / difficult Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Furkotská dolina 4 km Closed ťažká / difficult Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing
Furkotská dolina 5 km Closed ťažká / difficult Classic Skiing / Skate Skiing

Notes: Last update 13.03.2020 at 07:54.
Cross Country Areal opening hours - 9:00 - 18:00

* The resort administration reserves the right to make changes due to training sessions and events. We recommend that you check our website prior to every visit to the Štrbské Pleso cross-country skiing resort.

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Facilities and services

The cross-country skiing resort has quality facilities to ensure your comfort. You can find a tent for visitors, buffet, ski school, and ski servicing and rental.

Tent for changing clothes and buffet

The perfect place to change your clothes, rest and sit for a while in a pleasant friendly atmosphere. The tent is located directly in the SNOW resort. The SNOW club and SNOW buffet are part of the tent. Choose from the wide selection of tea, quality coffee, beverages and other refreshments - and even house-made soup during the season!

Ski rental and servicing

The SNOW resort also rents complete cross-country skiing equipment for all ages (from 3 years of age) and servicing of skis and equipment. Our expert services include waxing, mounting of ski binding, degreasing, wax scrapping, etc. There are also other ski rentals, buffets and restaurants in the resort’s vicinity.

Sports clubs and races

The resort is ideal for regular or one-off training sessions and workshops for sports groups and clubs, tailored to individual requirements. Training sessions for sports clubs can also be held early morning upon agreement.

Every sports club and organized group must register with the resort administrator and pay for the provided services. Sports clubs and athletes who train regularly at the resort can receive a discount.

Service fees and price list

FIS certificates for endorsed trails

Our offer for sports clubs and event organizers includes

  • quality ski trails for training, workshops, races and organized events
  • adjustment of trail surface according to your requirements for races and training
  • assistance and expert consultancy for equipment servicing
  • rental of Portakabin and parking card at the SNOW resort
  • rental of quality cross-country skiing equipment at the SNOW resort
  • guaranteed technical snowmaking on the two-kilometre Andel trail
  • lighting of the loop and training options from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m..
  • a common room for educational purposes and meetings
  • a tent and lockers to leave your items
  • SNOW buffet for refreshments, tea and beverages during training sessions and races

Partners

Support – donations

The cross-country skiing trails of Štrbské Pleso are groomed with the financial support of the village of Štrba, the Regional Tourism Office – OOCR Región Vysoké Tatry. However, financial donations do not fully cover all expenses related to the needed maintenance. Or, send any amount to our fundraising bank account, number (SK3256000000001656443001) (bank account: Za krajšie Štrbské Pleso) and help us keep our trails well groomed. Thank you. We appreciate your effort.

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Contact

Tel: +421 911 576 667
Tel: +421 915 813 552

Manager of the Cross-country Skiing Area
Peter „Frenky“ Mosný

E:   frenky@strbskepleso.sk
info@abl.sk
T:   +421 911 576 667
W:   www.abl.sk
www.strbskepleso.sk


Operator
of the SNOW Štrbské Pleso
cross-country skiing resort

OTV, s.r.o.
Hlavná 188/67
059 38 Štrba
Company ID: 36454133
Tax ID: 2021406497
VAT ID: SK2021406497 in line with Section 4

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