Kalavryta Ski resort is situated 14km from the town, at an altitude of 1670 to 2328 meters above sea level, on the southern side of mount Helmos.
It has 8 lifts, 2 aerial (1 three-seat and 1 two-seat), 3 drag lifts (one of them double), 2 lifts for children and a recreation one. The biggest lift is 1415m long and has a height difference of 472m. The total lift capacity is 5.000 people per hour.
The resort offers 11 runs, of which two are really easy runs, adequate for beginners. The runs cover all grades of difficulty and all levels of capacity. The runs’ length varies between 165m and 3210m. The Ski International Federation has allowed the organization of competitions in several runs of Kalavryta Ski Resort.
There are also special runs for cross country ski, Nordic ski trails and walking and climbing paths.
In the resort there are reception buildings, where skiers and visitors can rest, have coffee or eat.
Visitors will also find spacious parking areas and a first aid station, ski rental facilities and ski schools.
More than 100,000 people come here every year to enjoy the snow.
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