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Thanks to the snowstorms, Slovakia offers excellent snow conditions right now. Many resorts have very good ski-and-stay packages and ski slopes are uncrowded. The recent storm, however, damaged the Tatra electric railway and the gondola to Lake Skalnaté pleso.

Snow conditions and ticket prices valid as December 1

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ski resort snow conditions skipass notes
Jasná 40 cm good Sk490 Only Záhradky and Biela Púť open, Chopok-Juh closed
Donovaly 40 cm very good Sk380 Nová hoľa closed
Veľká Rača 30 cm good Sk650 Only Dedovka is open
Štrbské Pleso 80 cm very good Sk380 Solisko is closed
Plejsy - Not to ski - Closed, Open from December 10
Skipark Ružomberok 30 cm Not to ski - Closed, Open from December 18
Martinské hole 60 cm Very good Sk330 Price does not include chair lift
Zverovka 60 cm Very good Sk500 All lifts in service
Lomnnické sedlo - not to ski - Closed
Vrátna dolina 35 cm good Sk90 Paseky and Poludňový Grúň open on weekend only

Thanks to the snowstorms, Slovakia offers excellent snow conditions right now. Many resorts have very good ski-and-stay packages and ski slopes are uncrowded. The recent storm, however, damaged the Tatra electric railway and the gondola to Lake Skalnaté pleso. They will be out of service until further notice, but the regular rail service from Bratislava to Poprad is running. Buses supply the railway link from Poprad to Štrbské Pleso.


Prepared by Roman Millan with John Sherwood, Special to the Spectator

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