Business

Lifestyle

Politics

Society

Sports

Home » Tourism

The most modern ski lift on the Balkans

Submitted on Friday, 12 December 2008No Comment
The most modern ski lift on the Balkans

Pamporovo opened the ski season with the most modern lift on the Balkans. The lift will carry skiers from the peak Stoykite to the peak Snezhanka. The length of the modern machine, constructed by the French company “Pomagalski”, is 2 992 metres. The lift has a capacity of 2 400 people per hour and moves with 6 metres per second, making it the fastest lift in Bulgaria.

The seats feature a helmet; the passengers are protected from wind, snow and cold. The machine is optically connected to both stations and it’s condition is watched at all times. The superlift is worth five million euro. The starting point is 200 metres away from the houses near Stoykite and the main road Devin – Smolyan.

The new skier routes on the northern slope of the resort lead to the new lift station. In parallel with the new lift, two more tracks were made – for experts and for novices.

Popularity: 2%

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • email
  • Technorati
  • Live
  • MySpace
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • Wikio

Leave your response!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

More news from Tourism

» Borovets starts new winter season on December 20
» Bulgaria's Bansko opens officially winter season 2009/2010
» International tourists visiting Bulgaria generate two billion euro revenue
» Palma de Mallorca cooperates with Bulgaria's Sandanski in the sphere of tourism
» Bulgarian tourists have wide range of winter tourism opportunities in Europe