WINTER SPORTS

Rediscover the joy of childhood within the white land of Tara Dornelor! 

The place wherein the evening, the stories are told nursing the fire, after a long day out in the snow! In Tara Dornelor you can choose from a wide range of involving sports: cross-country skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding, sleigh, bobsleigh and skeleton bob, ice climbing, snow tubing and skating. The destination provides five homologated ski slopes, Dealu Negru Ski Slope being the second in the country, in terms of length (3.200 m) and a natural sleigh bob track, the only one that is homologated in the South-East of Europe.

Alpine Ski & Snowboarding
Cross-country skiing
Skating
Snow tubing
Ice climbing
Alpine Ski & Snowboarding

“Veverita” Ski Slope:

  • Access: from Parcului Street or from “Parc 2” Ski Slope
  • Length: 800 m
  • Level difference: 180 m
  • Facilities: ski lift, artificial snow machines, artificial night light
  • Level of difficulty: medium

“Dealu Negru” Ski Slope: 

  • Access: from Chairlift Vatra Dornei, on Negresti street to the highest point of the hill (1.300 m)
  • Length: 3200 m (the second-longest in the country)
  • Level difference: 400 m
  • Facilities: cable transportation system such as chairlift and 2 baby ski lifts
  • Level of difficulty: medium

”Parc” Ski Slope:

  • Access: From Vatra Dornei centre, near the Central Park
  • Length: 900 m
  • Level difference: 150 m
  • Facilities: 2 ski lift cable installations and one baby sky lift
  • Level of difficulty: medium

”Carlibaba” Ski Slope:

  •  Access: By car from Vatra Dornei direction, on E58 European Road, and when exiting Iacobeni village turn left on DN18 to Borsa direction. One can travel either by bus or by train
  • Length: 1100 m
  • Level difference: 207 m
  • Facilities: a chairlift with a capacity of 410 people per hour
  • Level of difficulty: medium

”Mestecanis” Ski Slope:

  • Access: By car on E576 road Suceava- Campulung Moldovenesc – Mestecanis – Vatra Dornei. One can access the area either by bus or by train
  • Length: 800 m
  • Level difference: 140 m
  • Facilities: 2 chair lift systems
  • Level of difficulty: track A: natural slope, track B: medium; track C: medium; track D: difficult
Cross-country skiing

This sport combines the “technical” pleasures of skiing with the freedom of nordic skiing. One can ride on skis climbing up and sliding down. Thus, one can explore many alpine trails which are also practised in summer, but in winter, they become exquisite. In Tara Dornelor the cross-country skiing can be practised on trails from Suhard, Giumalau or Calimani mounts. The ridge of Suhard offers a trail with higher safety and fantastic scenery during the whole journey.

Info: The Ecotouristic Association Tara Dornelor with Calimani National Park Administration offer one day package holidays on cross-country skiing trails. 

Contact:0744 571 889

Skating

Within a fairy tale frame, one can enjoy the grace of skating in the Central Park of Vatra Dornei, near “Parc” ski slope. The ice rink is functional during the cold season, and it is the perfect occasion to get out and enjoy the unique moments which this season is generous to offer!

Snow tubing

A sport in which the fun, snow and the craving for adrenaline and speed meet! On the two artificial tracks, purposefully designed, on Parc ski slope and Dealu Negru ski slope adults and children alike can adventure themselves in safe conditions on the tracks. The ride will surely guarantee you laughter and joy!

Ice climbing

Every year, the Moara Dracului waterfall, with a height of 25 m, freezes completely, providing a “playground” which is perfect for those who are keen on extreme sports! On Zugreni Quays, at an average distance of 18 km downstream Vatra Dornei, equipped with climbing equipment such as helmet, crampons and axes one can discover in a different way this remote area which seems to be part of another world, land of the ice kingdom. 

Contact:

Mountain Rescue Service Vatra Dornei

Address: 2  Gării street (Hall of Culture building)

Phone: 0230 372 767/0230 375 229

Mobile: 0744 332 378/0726 686 687

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