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Stary Smokovec

Stary Smokovec Ski Resort Guide

Stary Smokovec, Slovakia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,500m4,921ft
Resort Height1,010m3,314ft
 Nearest AirportsKosice and Krakow
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Stary Smokovec

The Slovak ski resort of Stary Smokovec is in the Slovak Tatras at an altitude of 1,010m3,314ft.

Summary

Stary Smokovec has direct access to 7 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Stary Smokovec offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding

Stary Smokovec offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Stary Smokovec?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 3 December, with around 6cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Stary Smokovec Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 1 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 5 
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
10

Altitudes

Stary Smokovec Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,500m4,921ft
Resort Altitude (Stary Smokovec)1,010m3,314ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Max Vertical500m1,640ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Stary Smokovec
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Lessons in Stary Smokovec

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Stary Smokovec Ski Schools and Stary Smokovec Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Stary Smokovec?

This ski resort is in the Slovak Tatras in Poprad, Prešovský.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Stary Smokovec is Kosice, 121 minutes drive away.

Krakow airport is also within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts are able to uplift 5,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Stary Smokovec open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Stary Smokovec, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Stary Smokovec Tourist Office for the latest.

Stary Smokovec