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ORPHEUS TOURS Ltd.

23, Hristo Botev str.
4580 Chepelare, BULGARIA

Office Sofia:

10, Yanko Sakazov blvd.
1504, Sofia BULGARIA

Tel./fax: +359 2 944 95 15
Mobile: +359 888 468 545

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Ski Sports

Mechi Chal Ski Center
Pamporovo Ski Resortg

At Chepelare’s region you can practice ski-sports at two separate ski centres: ski centre Mechi Chal which is located at the south outskirts of town and the other – Pamporovo Ski Resort which is located at 6 kilometres south of town.
One of the most important circumstances for the development of the ski sports, together with the geographical position and the favourable climate, are the duration and the height of the average snow cover. These are the parameters for the two ski resorts next to Chepelare:
  Approved Parameters Parameters for
Mechi Chal Ski Centre
and Pamporovo Ski Resort
Average duration
of the ski season:
4 - 5 months 4 - 4½ months
Average height
of snow cover:
15 - 50 cm 30 - 80 cm
Mechi Chal Ski Center
The upper station of Ski Center Mechi Chall is the Peak Mechi Chal at 1873 meters above the sea level. There are two ski tracks with total length of 8400m. as well as one ski track for long distance skiing with total length of 3000m. Slope "Mechi Chal 1" is considered one of the best alpine traces in Balkan Peninsula and is also considered one of the best in Europe. This slope is complied with the requirements for international competitions for downhill skiing and snowboarding. Slope "Mechi Chal 2" is also known as tourist slope and is the longest slope at the territory of the country. They are served by:

• comfortable double-chair lift with total length of 2471m and capacity of 600 persons per hour, elevation change of 670 m.and time duration of 17 min.;
• two tows;


Ski Slope Lenght Width Elevation
“Mechi Chal” 1 3,150 m. 50 m. 720 m.
“Mechi Chal” 2 5,250 m. 25 m. 720 m.
Pamporovo Ski Resort
Pamporovo is one of the sunniest mountain resort in Europe with 270 sunny days per year and is situated at 1650m above the sea level, at the foot of Snejanka Peak (1926m.)

• Average annual temperature – 8.5 C;
• Snow 150 – 200 days per year;
• Climate – mild mountain, moderate with
   strong influence from the Mediteranean;
• Direction of slopes – N/NW;
• 9 hotels with 1500 beds;
• One of the best ski-schools in Europe;
• 17.5 km alpine tracks with various grades of difficulty;
• 34 km long – distance running tracks;
• 5 chair-lifts and 13 tows with total capacity 8500 persons per hour;
• ski-kindergarden;

Most of the tracks start from the very peak of Snejanka and are at 1926m. to 1450 m. above the sea level. All the tracks are safe and well maintained.

Ski Slope Difficulty Length Elevation
Snejanka 1 Medium 990 m. 155 m.
Snejanka 2 Very Difficult 100 m. 285 m.
Snejanka 3 Very Difficult 500 m. 405 m.
Snejanka 4 Very Difficult 200 m. 476 m.
Snejanka 5 Medium 3,100 m. 476 m.
Snejanka 6 Less Difficult 3,800 m. 476 m.
Smoljanski Ezera Medium 3,000 m. 370 m.
Studenetz Medium 800 m. 90 m.




Lift Type / Name Length Elevation Capacity
4 Chair - Bus Station - Studenetz 720 m. 120 m. 1,800
4 Chair - Studenetz - Snejanka 1,200 m. 246 m. 1,800
1 Chair - Arhashla - Studenetz 1,528 m. 224 m. 375
2 Chair - Smoljianski Ezera - Snezanka 1,456 m. 384 m. 360
3 Chair - Ardahla - Snezanka 2,144 m. 425 m. 1,800
Tow - Studenetz 600 m. 178 m. 700
Tow - Tourist Slope 800 m. 158 m. 850
Tow - Malina 1,340 m. 371 m. 800
Tow - Academika 900 m. 100 m. 750


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