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Kopaonik

Ski run

Ski map foto: Odeon World Travel

 

Kopaonik has 24 ski lifts and gondolas, as well as all category ski tracks, with a total length of 60 km (20 km tracks for Nordic skiing and 40 km for Alpine skiing). The ski lift capacity is 28000 skiers per hour. There is a lighted track Malo jezero for night skiing and a snowboard park. The quality of the snow and the possibility of covering tracks with artificial snow make Kopaonik an ideal ski resort, which attracts a growing number of tourists. The mountain is well connected with main centres in Serbia.

 

 

1. Sunčana dolina
Lift type: Two person; drive lasts 4.5 minutes. Length: 644 m; Difficulty level: Medium
The track leads from Hotel Putnik, to the peak Krst (1715 m). The sun shines on this very easy and wide track starting from noon, but this is why the snow melts here first.

 

 

 

2. Suvo Rudište
Type: Ski lift, drive lasts 7 minutes. Length: 1437; Difficulty level: Medium/easy
The entrance station is Krst, the exit station of Sunčana Dolina, and exit is the peak Suvo Rudište (1976). It is situated on the far western side of the resort. It is ideal for beginners in downhill. At the bottom of the track, near Krst, you can take a break to rest and sunbathe, or continue skiing down the valley Sunčana dolina.

 

 

3. Malo jezero
Type: Ski lift, drive lasts 2.5 minutes. Length: 450 m; Difficulty level: Easy
The entrance station is the apartment settlement “Sunčani vrhovi” – Konaci and the exit is at Krst (1715 m). It is relatively short, protected from wind, so it is open even under most adverse weather conditions. It is lighted, so you can use it for night skiing (from 7 PM to 10 PM).

 

Pančić’s Peak foto: Ratko Božović/flickr.com

 

4. Pančićev vrh (Pančić’s Peak)
Type: Four person; Length: 1393 m; Difficulty level: Medium
It is a four person chair lift with folding seats. The route is 1393 m long, the altitude difference is 248 m, and the lift has a capacity of 1800 people per hour. It stands in the place of the former oldest single chair lift on Kopaonik. The route begins at the peak Suvo Rudište and goes down to the central plateau situated in front of the most hotels in Kopaonik. It divides into three ski tracks, which are protected by woods and go down to the tourist centre.


5. Centar
Type: Two person; Length: 1832 m; Difficulty level: Medium
This is the longest lift on Kopaonik. It goes down from Suvo Rudište to the tourist centre. The upper part of the ski track is also part of the track Nr. 2, Suvo Rudište and track Nr. 4, Pančić, and the bottom part divides into two tracks, which cross the coniferous forest.

 

6. Duboka I
Type: Four person lift; Length: 1410 m; Difficulty level: Difficult – black FIS
The track begins at Suvo Rudište. It consists of two tracks: the left, slightly easier and longer, popular as Crvena Duboka (Red Duboka), and the right, Crna Duboka (Black Duboka), which is more difficult. The two tracks merge in one right at the bottom. Many competitions take place on this track, i.e. on its more difficult, black part, because it meets the conditions of FIS.
 

 

7. Karaman Greben
Type: Six person lift; Length: 1196 m; Difficulty level: Medium/easy
The track is extraordinary easy and suitable for beginners. The entrance point of the lift is the central plateau in front of the most of the hotels, and the exit point is the peak Karaman Greben. It consists of two tracks. The right track is slightly easier. The middle of it coincides with the shortcut for the track Mali Karaman. The left track is a little shorter and steeper. On the opposite side of the exit point of Karaman Greben is the exit point of Duboka II. If you pass it, leaving it behind on your right side, you will reach the button lift Kneževske Bare. You can reach the track from the central plateau in front of the Grand Hotel, if you get off Duboka II, or via the mentioned shortcut from Mali Karaman.

 

 

8a. Mali Karaman
Type: Four person lift; Length: 1042 m; Difficulty level: Medium/easy
8b. Mali Karaman B
Type: Ski lift; Length: 1082 m; Difficulty level: Medium/easy
Mali Karaman B is a four person lift with a faster speed conveyor and a button type ski lift. Ski tracks are on both sides of the lift. At the exit point of the lift, on the left side, begins the transition track leading to the ski lift Nr. 7. Karaman Greben and the tourist resort. When you get to the top, you can get to the track Gvozdac and Kneževske Bare, or via transition track, to Bela Reka II.

 

 

9. Marine vode
Type: Ski lift; Length: 909 m; Difficulty level: Easy
You can reach the entrance point from the peak Mali Karaman, following the marked way. It is situated on the east side and goes down the peak Vučak towards Marine Vode. From the peak Vučak, you can switch to the track Nr. 10, Karaman and continue to Gobelja, or go back to the track Nr. 8, Mali Karaman.


10. Karaman
Type: Ski lift, Length: 857 m; Difficulty level: Easy
This track is on the north side and goes down from the peak Vučak towards the mountain pass Jaram. From the bottom of Karaman to the right, the narrow shortcut leads to the starting points of ski lifts Nr. 19, Gvozdac, and Nr. 18, Ledenice.

 

11. Jaram
Type: Ski lift; Length: 598 m; Difficulty level: Easy
The track leads to the top of Gobelja and several slopes descend to the hotel Srebrnac. The run is easy, mild and suitable for beginners and children. You can reach the track Jaram from the top Gobelja, or crossing the road on the mountain pass Jaram from the Karaman track.

 

12. Gobelja relej
Type: Ski lift; Length: 706 m; Difficulty level: Medium/easy FIS
It is situated above hotel Srebrnac. On the peak Gobelja (1934 m) it merges with the track Jaram and other tracks of the ski resort.

 

Trails provide excellent conditions for both skiers and snowboarders foto: headsclouds/flickr.com

 

 

13. Gobelja Greben
Type: Ski lift; Length: 606 m, Difficulty level: Medium/difficult
You can reach it from the bottom of the track Nr. 12, Gobelja relej. From the top of it, you’ll have an excellent view on Župa and Toplica. There are two tracks, one along the lift, and the other one, which branches to the right. The track has a FIS certificate as a slalom track and on the bottom, it merges with the shortcut coming from the bottom of the track Gobelja relej.

 

 

 

14. Kneževske Bare
Type: Ski lift; Length: 836 m; Difficulty level: Easy
It is situated on the east side of Kopaonik. In the morning hours it is bathed in sunshine. The top of the track is on Mali Karaman. On the bottom of the track, a narrow shortcut branches to the right, leading to the starting point of the ski lift Nr. 6, Duboka. A shortcut from Bela Reka II comes to the bottom of Kneževske Bare, from the left side.

 

 

 

15. Bela reka I
Type: Double seat ski lift; Length: 1671 m; Difficulty level: Medium/easy
The starting point of the track is 1057 m above sea level, and the exit point is at 1360 m. It is primarily meant for skiers accommodated in Brzeće, so they can get to the top of the mountain. The track is easy.

 

 

16. Bela reka II
Type: Double seat ski lift; Length: 1288 m; Difficulty level: Difficult
This is a very difficult track and should be used only by good skiers. Skiing this run will be an unforgettable experience for you, thanks to the slope and the beautiful view on south Serbia. Right after Bela reka II, comes the track Bela Reka I, which leads to the village Brzeće. The total length of both tracks is over 3.5 km, and the altitude difference is almost 900 m. From the top, three shortcuts descend: One towards the bottom of Gvozdac, the second towards the bottom of Kneževske bare, while the third goes to the peak Struga. You can reach the track from the peak Mali Karaman , over the top of the lift Ledenica.

 

17. Struga
Type: Ski lift; Length: 714 m; Difficulty level: Difficult
According to plans, the public enterprise Skijališta Srbije is soon planning to put into operation the track and ski lift Struga. The starting point of the lift is on Kamarište, the place where the double seat lifts Bela Reka and Bela Reka II merge, and it leads to the peak Struga (1608 m).

 

18. Ledenica
Type: Ski lift; Length: 780 m; Difficulty level: Difficult – black
This track is extraordinary difficult. The last third of it is also part of the track Gvozdac. From the top of Ledenica to the right, after a mild climb, you reach the exit point of Bela Reka II, and if you turn to the right on the half of the way, towards Bela Reka II, you will reach the bottom of Kneževske Bare by a shortcut.

 

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19. Gvozdac
Type: Ski lift; Length: 916 m; Difficulty level: Difficult – black
The track descends from the top of Ledenica (1915 m). You can reach it by any lift that comes out to the peak Mali Karaman (Mali Karaman, Kneževske Bare), from the exit point of the track Karaman, taking a shortcut from Jaram, or a shortcut from the exit point of Bela Reka II. Skiers often take a shortcut through the woods, from the top of Gvozdac to Ledenica.

 

 

20. Duboka II
Type: Four seat lift; Length: 1107 m; Difficulty level: Medium/difficult
You can reach it descending the tracks Duboka I, or Krčmar, which’s starting point is right near the starting point of Duboka II. Between these two starting points, there is a cafe, Bačija Krčmar, where you can rest and have a drink, or eat something. When you exit the lift, you can turn to the right and get to Kneževske bare, and in front of you, there are the left and right track of the lift Karaman Greben.

 

 

21. Krčmar
Type: Double seat lift; Length: 1931 m; Difficulty level: Medium/difficult
The track is slightly easier in its upper part, but the rest of it is very difficult. The longest lift on Kopaonik starts from the bottom of Duboka, right beside the starting point of Duboka II, and the exit point is several dozen meters under Pančić’s Peak. The interim station is meant for those who want to reach the starting point of Duboka I, taking a shortcut. You can reach the lift descending Duboka I or descending from top of Suvo Rudište.


22. Mašinac
Type: Ski lift, Length: 300 m; Difficulty level: Easy
In most cases, this is a track which beginners use first. It’s easy, mild and short. It leads from the tourist resort to the mountain pass Pajino Preslo (1800 m). It is suitable for beginners and children.

 

Crvene bare – Paths for Nordic disciplines
Crvene bare are situated in the flat part of Kopaonik, an area with fir and spruce forests. From Pančić’s Peak, Suvo Rudište and from the Touristic resort Kopaonik, start ski tracks arranged for Nordic disciplines (cross country). They are situated on the opposite side of Konaci, 1788-1713 m above sea level (altitude difference 75 m). These are ideal conditions for this kind of competition (biathlon, triathlon). Tracks (3, 5 and 10 km long) are well arranged and marked, so they can be used for recreation, but also by professional sportsmen.

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Kopaonik

Facilities near by:

Hotels

  • Grand&Spa 0.6km
  • Grand&Spa

    Symbol of luxury and tradition for more than two decades, Grand Hotel & Spa is situated at Kopaonik, the most prestigious ski resort in Serbia, at 1770m.

  • Angella 0.7km
  • Angella

    Hotel Angella enjoys a prime location in the very heart of the tourist center of Kopaonik with shopping, dining and entertainment venues right at the doorstep.

  • Kraljevi čardaci SPA 3.7km
  • Kraljevi čardaci SPA

    „Kraljevi čardaci SPA“ are located in the weekend resort Kopaonik on the main road, 2.5 km of the first ski lift and 4.5 km from the center of Kopaonik.

  • Prestige 16.1km
  • Prestige

    Prestige Hotel is located in the center of Raska, on the outskirts of the town square, close to all local and national agencies and institutions, so you can quickly and efficiently complete all the planned activities.

National parks

  • Nacionalni park Kopaonik 3km
  • Nacionalni park Kopaonik

    The National park Kopaonik is situated in the central part of Serbia, covering an area of 19,986 ha.

Churches

  • The Sanctuary Metođe 10.8km
  • The Sanctuary Metođe

    The church sanctuary Metođe is located in nature reserve with the same name, on the east of the National park Kopaonik, and it comprises right side of Brzećka river and the canyon surrounded by forests.

  • The Church Nova Pavlica 14.3km
  • The Church Nova Pavlica

    The church is characterized by the Morava School style, it is trefoil, inside there are well preserved fresco paintings, but its exterior...

  • The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul 16.1km
  • The Church of Saint Apostles Peter and Paul

    The Church of the Saint Apostles of Peter and Paul is situated in the village graveyard Lukova (Babića). Folk legend sais that the church was built by the King Milutin.

  • The Church of Saint Mina 17.9km
  • The Church of Saint Mina

    In village Štava, 6 kilometers away from Lukovska banja, is located the Church of Saint Mina, dating from 16th century. The church was built from dressed stone.

  • The Church of the Transfiguration 21.4km
  • The Church of the Transfiguration

    The Church of the Transfiguration was built in 1836 and this year represents the year of the foundation of Brus municipality.

  • The Church St George 21.8km
  • The Church St George

    The Church of St George is situated on stone hill above Lukovska banja, on the height of 945 meters, wherefrom can be seen breathtaking sight of the valley.

Monasteries

  • The Stara Pavlica Monastery 14.4km
  • The Stara Pavlica Monastery

    It is not known who had erected it and what saint it was dedicated to. The remains of this old monastery are preserved from decay, and they seem impressive placed on the top of a rock.

  • The Monastery Nova Pavlica 15.1km
  • The Monastery Nova Pavlica

    The monastery is situated by the Ibar river in village Brvenik, in vicinity of monastery Stara (Old) Pavlica and Brvenik fortress. To reach the monastery from Ibarska highway take turning in Brvenik, which is 5 km away from Raška towards Kraljevo.

  • The Monastery Končula 16.2km
  • The Monastery Končula

    This monastery is dedicated to St Nicholas and it dates from the 13th century. Its progression occurred in 14th and 15th century when during the reign of king Milutin when it became the seat of Končula Episcope.

  • The Monastery Lepenac 22.1km
  • The Monastery Lepenac

    The Monastery Lepenac is situated on the right bank of Rasina river, in the village with the same name, 5 km far away from Brus.

  • The Strmac Monastery 23.4km
  • The Strmac Monastery

    The medieval monastery Strmac, according to tradition, was erected by the believers at the end of 16th century, on the remains of the monastery from 1313. It is situated south-east from Brus.

  • The Monastery Milentija 23.9km
  • The Monastery Milentija

    The monastery is situated 13 km from Brus in the village with the same name, in vicinity of Koznik fortress. It was built by the end of 14th or in the beginning of 15th century and this are all the known data since there is no written records.

  • The Monastery Drenča 24.1km
  • The Monastery Drenča

    Only 3 km away from Aleksandrovca, in the village Drenča, is situated monastery with the same name, also known among people as Dušmanica.

Fortresses

  • Medieval town Brvenik 15.4km
  • Medieval town Brvenik

    Brvenik is an old fortress on a rock above the river Ibar. It is situated 8 km north from Raška. It was a centre of Zupa during the Middle Ages.

  • The Koznik Fortress 24km
  • The Koznik Fortress

    It is situated 8 km from Aleksandrovac. It is an old Zupa town settled in a cone mountain, above the river Rasina.

Archaelogical sites

  • The Arceological Site Heavenly Chairs 0.4km
  • The Arceological Site Heavenly Chairs

    The special jewel of this fascinating discovery was floor mosaic with geometric isomorphic motives characteristic for this period.

Bars

  • MM 13.1km
  • MM

    In the cafe - bar, M&M there is a large selection of alcoholic and soft drinks and hot and cold drinks.

Cycling

  • Cycling on Kopaonik 0.5km
  • Cycling on Kopaonik

    This season, the first time on Kopaonik organized routes for mountain biking.

Flying

  • Kopaonik 5.8km
  • Kopaonik

    Taking off is from following locations: Suvo Rudište 1970 m, Kukavica 1720 m and Kokorovac 1200 m.

Spas

  • Jošanička banja 13.1km
  • Jošanička banja

    Jošanička Banja is a spa 25 km away from Raška, located in the valley of river Jošanica, on the slopes of Kopaonik, at an altitude of 550m.

  • Lukovska Banja 22.3km
  • Lukovska Banja

    It is situated on the northeast slopes of Kopaonik, 1km away from the village Lukovo, 35km away from Kuršumlija, and 55kmm from central Kopaonik, at an altitude of more than 700m.

Ski center

  • Ski center Kopaonik 0.8km
  • Ski center Kopaonik

    Kopaonik, also known as a Silver mountain, is the biggest mountain range in Serbia that extends from northwest to southeast and is 75 km long, with width in its central part of 40 km.