Downhill skiing, snowboarding, classic skiing, ski-touring – you can experience all these sports in the Karkonosze Mountains.
The leading localities are Karpacz and Szklarska Poreba and their two sports centres: Sniezka 1602 and SkiArena Szrenica, offering more than 40 km of downhill skiing trails for amateur and advanced skiers.
The Karkonosze Mountains are the perfect place for practicing ski-touring. All the tourist trails are well-prepared for this purpose. The land relief makes cross-country skiing trips possible, as well as many downhill runs. More experienced skiers can try ski-alpinism.
Poland is making a name for itself on the European ski scene for its uncrowded slopes and friendly people. Compared to Alpine resorts, In these two towns, almost 300 km of cross-country trails with FIS certification are prepared in winter. The true" Mecca" of classic skiing is the sports centre in Szklarska Poreba, Jakuszyce, where on the first weekend in March one of the largest skiing events in Europe takes place (Bieg Piastów, classified in Eurolopped). The sports centre in Jakuszyce offers more than 250 km of cross-country trails, regarded as the best and the most beautiful in Europe. Fans of dog sleds have also taken a liking to Jakuszyce and established their winter training camp near Polana Jakuszycka.
szrenica ski lifts