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Borovets Ski Resort Guide

Borovets Ski Resort Guide

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Musala peak & Markudjik area, Borovets photo


Photo credit: Miroslav Tcankov

Borovetz by night, Borovets photo


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up up and away !!!, Borovets photo


Photo credit: Tony Bishop

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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 26 Jan

  • Last Snowfall: 25 January 2015
  • Snow Depth (upper): 110 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 85 cm
  • Piste: Excellent
  • Off-piste: Fresh

Today’s Weather (1946 m)

light snow
0 SE0
-3 °C F-Level
heavy snow
5 SSE5
-4 °C F-Level
moderate snow
5 SSE5
-4 °C F-Level

Borovets is the biggest mountain resort in Bulgaria. The 40km of pistes are spread over three sectors, two of which, Markoudjika and Yastrebets, are loosely linked. The third one is Baraki, accessed by several lifts. Borovets has reliable snow cover but by no means guaranteed. Borovets suffers from weekend lift lines and a lack of adequate piste-grooming. There is 1,323m - 2,540m of altitude at Borovets.

Resorts close to Borovets include: Malyovitsa (18 km), Vitosha (47 km), Bansko (50 km), Chepelare (103 km), Ponikva (103 km),

Borovets Location Maps

Borovets Location Map

All Borovets Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 18
  • Beginner: 30%
  • Intermediate: 60%
  • Advanced: 10%
  • Cross-country: 18 km
  • Snowmaking: -
  • Acres of ski: -
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 10
  • Bars: 10
  • Slopeside accommodation: Y

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1193 m


  • Draglifts: 8
  • Chairlifts: 2
  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 1
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 20 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 19 Apr 2015

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Information supplied 24 Jan 2011

Visitor Reviews of Borovets

bec from United Kingdom writes:

Picked a good week for Borovets (Jan 10-17). Most pistes open + not too crowded. Weather good for us but no looking good for week ahead unless it snows. Stayed in Rila; good food. Great budget ski resort.

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Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Borovets

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Mountain Peaks
Closest to Borovets

mountain forecasts
Musala, Bulgaria 5 km
Malyovitza, Bulgaria 17 km
Vitosha, Bulgaria 45 km
Cerni Vruh, Bulgaria 45 km
Vihren, Bulgaria 50 km