Best Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area Snowboarding

The 3rd most popular snowboarding destination in Poland.

  Zakopane, Poland


  July 1, 2016

Near Zakopane, the Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area 10 runs served by 4 lifts with a maximum vertical drop of 993m. It is the main ski area in the Zakopane area. There is a two stage cable car system that heads to the summit and provides access the best terrain. From the summit, you can head left down the black run staying high left to hike to access two off-piste bowls (Dolina Swinska and Dolina Sucha Kondracka).

There are numerous small ski areas surrounding the town of Zakopane interconnected by taxi or irregular tourist bus. Most visitors stay in Zakopane and hit each of the areas. Overall, there are 21 runs served by 19 lifts accessing a maximum vertical of 993m. The runs are mostly beginner slopes.

For apres-ski, you may want to check out Roosters in Zakopane.

Note, the ski area may have challenging lift ticket practices including pay-per-lift.

To reach the snowboarding at Kasprowy Wierch ski area near Zakopene, fly into Krakow. There is a train from Krakow to


Overall, Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area is the 3rd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 8 snowboarding resorts in Poland. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area including Zakopane Ski Area, Butorowy Wierch Ski Area, Bialka Tatrzanska Ski Area, Nosal Ski Area and Gubalowka Ski Area.

Local Contacts:  Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area (+48) 18 201 45 10; Zakopane Tourism +48-18-20-122-11

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

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GPS:  49.270129, 19.980998

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/1/2016

ID:  21987

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Kasprowy Wierch Ski Area Snowboarding Map