Sljeme Ski Resort

Ski slopes and ski lifts are situated on the peak ridge and on the north slopes of mountain Medvednica.

Croatian capital Zagreb can boast with having a ski resort situated only about twenty minutes car ride from the city center. On the ski slopes of mountain Medvednica the best Croatian skiers, Janica and Ivica Kostelic, made their first ski steps on their journey to ski fame.

Ski slopes and ski lifts are situated on the peak ridge and on the north slopes of mountain Medvednica. The ski slopes begin almost on the very top of the mountain and continue to spread gently across the peak ridge on the Bijela livada (White Meadow) towards east and steeply towars north on the Crveni spust (Red Slope). Next to the Crveni spust (Red Slope) on the north side of the ridge there are also Zeleni (Green), Plavi (Blue) and Bijeli (White) Slopes. Total length of the slopes is about 4.000 meters.

There are two T-bar ski lifts (on the White and Green Slopes) and a three-chairlift (on the Red Slope), which have a total capacity of about 3.300 skiers per hour. Crveni (Red) Slope, Bijela livada (White Meadow), Zeleni (Green) Slope and parts of the Plavi (Blue) Slope are equipped with snowmaking facilities. A lighting system allows for night skiing on the Crveni (Red) Slope and Bijela livada (White Meadow).

Every skiing season there are a number of skiing competitions held on the ski slopes of Sljeme, among which the most famous and the most prestigious is the FIS World Ski Cup competition. Hotel Tomislavov dom and Tourist apartments Snježna kraljica are located in the close vicinity of Sljeme ski slopes.

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