Lyžiarsky areál Rogla
In the central part of Pohorje, on the last branch of the southeast Alps in Stajerska, it is situated Rogla-slovenian ski resort and from 1997. also an Olimpic resort.
On a highness from 1050-1517 m and on a surface of about 100 hectares that includes the ski centre Rogla, everyone will find something for themself. The ski season lasts from November till the middle of April, and 100 days of snow covered ski paths are guaranteed-which is allowed as well as by natural snow also by an artificial snow system. Its favourable position, on the northeast side surrounded by pinewoods, represent a natural protection from the winds of south which might disturb the skiers.
Ski resort has a ski paths in a total length of 12km from which 2 km of easy ski paths, 8.5 km intermediate ski-paths and 1.5km of demanding ski paths and a total of 18 km of ski paths for Nordic skiing and 2 km of sledging paths. For the movement of the skiers in the ski resort there are 9 wiry, 2 chair lifts.
The diversity of the ski-paths that Rogla offers makes it an ideal ski resort for families and those who just enjoy in the snow and in a smooth skiing. Rogla is suitable for beginners and a litlle more experienced skiers, and for those who have a competitive spirit. For the younger visitors there is a kindergarten on the snow and also a possibility of babysitting.
A special attraction is the night skiing, which is practicable on two illuminated ski paths.
The fans of snowboarding can find an adapted snowboard ski path.
As an Olimpic centre Rogla offers many extra contents such as skating, indoor swimming pool, tennis and squash halls and basket, volleyball, handball fields, and there are organized panoramic trips with a helicopter, renting a snowmobile, hiking ect.
For those who on Rogla have their first experience with skiing they can find help in the schools on Rogla, offering a wide range of skiing courses for skiing, snowboarding and telemark and carving skiing. Under the supervision of the professional ski teachers, learning to skiing will be fun, interesting and easy, and this approach was recognized and rewarded with a golden snowflake for the best ski-school of Slovenian ski-resorts.
All the equipment that You need You can rent it there, which is a further advantage of this ski resort.
In summer Rogla changes it’s white, winter suit with the green one-in the sing of the forest and the grass fields and stays also an interesting destination for vacation and entertainment. Organized thematic excursions, signed cycling tracks, horse-riding, the presence of sport fields, pools and sauna make Rogla an interesting destination for all those who love the nature, and for sport teams who usually choose Rogla as a location of their own sport practice.
On the top of the ski resort there are 2 hotels, apartments, bungalows, restaurants, snack-bars and the other accomodation infrastructure-rooms, rural tourism, hotels, inns and the variety of restaurants, taverns, bars, disco-bars are located in the near town of Zrece or in the villages under Rogla.
One advantage more is that Rogla is quite close to the thermal centre of Zreče, with a wide range offer: pools with salutary water, saunas, solarium, massages-which is a perfect supplement to the existing offer of ski resort Rogla, and the distance between them is just 17km.
A fantastic view from Pohorje, ski-paths on Rogla and the close thermal centre of Zrece can be just a winning combination for a perfect active vacation.