LIFTS (ROPEWAYS)
RILA Mountain
  • YASTREBETS GONDOLA

    Yastrebets Gondola - Technical parameters

     

    Yastrebets Gondola - General view

    Yastrebets Gondola - General view

    • Other name: Yastrebets Cabin Ropeway (CRW)
    • Plan
    • Key
    • Lift System: Monocable Gondola Detachable with six seats (6-MGD) (monocable circulating ropeway)
    • Technical Characteristics: Cabin Ropeway is constructed by the French company "POMA" (Web-site) and it was opened on December 19, 1980. The lower lift station is located on 1315 m. altitude in Borovets Resort, opposite Samokov Hotel, the medial station is on 1830 m. altitude and the upper one is on 2369 m. on Yastrebets Summit. The rope line is served by 170 cabins with streamlined form, each of which empty weighs 320 kg. In the medial lift station the cabins are taken by second rope, so the passengers do not descend to take the other lift. Here the doors open automatically and those who like may go up or down. The total length of cabin ropeway is 4827 meters, as the first part is 2590 meters long and the second one - 2237 m. During its movement lift overcomes the difference in height 1054 meters, and its capacity is 1200 people per hour. The trip lasts about 23 min. at a design speed of 4 m/s. The main purpose of the Gondola during the ski season is to serve the ski centers Markudzhik and Yastrebets
    • General Terms and Rules in the Ski Centers in Borovets Resort
    • Season change Summer/Winter in www.borovets-bg.com
    • Contact details:
      • Tel.: 0750 / 3-27-45
    • Work Time:
    • Prices:
    • Lower lift station (Borovets Resort):
    • Yastrebets Gondola - Lower lift station

      Yastrebets Gondola - Lower lift station

      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • Samokov Hotel in Borovets Resort - about 100 meters
    • Medial lift station:

      Yastrebets Gondola - Medial lift station

      Yastrebets Gondola - Medial lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 14 42.8N 023 35 28.0E
      • Altitude: 1830 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point from the medial lift station:
        • Yastrebets-1 Ski run
    • Upper lift station (Yastrebets Summit):

      Yastrebets Gondola - Upper lift station

      Yastrebets Gondola - Upper lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 13 37.1N 023 34 51.2E
      • Altitude: 2369 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Musala Chalet 1,00 h. along the cart road, built for the construction of the new chalet. During the winter this variant is dangerous because of avalanches, so one has to descend in the valley of the Musalenska Bistritsa River. The path is marked with rods
        • Everest Shelter and Ledenoto Ezero Shelter (through Musala Chalet) 2,15 h.
        • Musala Summit (through Musala Chalet and Everest Shelter) 2,45 h.
        • Musala Summit (along Markudzhik Ridge and through Aleko and Bezimenen Summits) 3,15 h. (for experienced hikers only and only in the summer!)
        • Granchar Chalet 6,156,45 h. (depending on the variant)
        • Zavrachitsa Chalet 6,457,15 h. (depending on the variant)
        • Markudzhik ski center
        • Yastrebets ski center
        • Musalenska Pateka Pathway
    • Host Association:
      • Borosport PLC, 2010 Samokov, 83 Borovets Resort, tel.: 0750 / 3-24-84, fax: 0750 / 3-25-45, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Borosport Information Center, GSM: 0889 / 60-70-00, fax: 0750 / 3-25-92, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • SITNYAKOVSKI LIFT

    Sitnyakovski Lift - General view

    Sitnyakovski Lift - General view

    • Other name: Sitnyakovo Express High-Speed Quad Chairlift
    • Plan
    • Key
    • Lift System: Quad High-Speed Detachable Chairlift (4-CLD)
    • Technical Characteristics: The high-speed quad chairlift was put into operation on December 18, 2004 and replaces single chairlift with fixed-grip seats (1-CLF) with capacity of 400 people per hour, built in 1969. The new ropeway is constructed by the French company "POMA" (Web-site). The lower lift station is located on 1330 m. altitude in Borovets Resort, next to the final of Cherveno Zname Ski Run and not far of Rila Hotel and the upper one is on 1780 m. near to Sitnyakovska Skala Rock. Its length is 1786 meters and overcomes the difference in height 450 meters for 7 minutes. Its capacity is 2400 persons per hour. The main purpose of the High-Speed Quad Chairlift during the ski season is to serve Sitnyakovo ski center
    • General Terms and Rules in the Ski Centers in Borovets Resort
    • Season change Summer/Winter in www.borovets-bg.com
    • Contact Details: -
    • Work Time:
    • Prices:
    • Lower lift station (Borovets Resort):

      Sitnyakovski Lift - Lower lift station

      Sitnyakovski Lift - Lower lift station

      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • Rila Hotel in Borovets Resort - about 250 meters
    • Upper lift station (Sitnyakovo Area):

      Sitnyakovski Lift - Upper lift station

      Sitnyakovski Lift - Upper lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 14 54.1N 023 36 35.7E
      • Altitude: 1780 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Web-cam of Upper lift station
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Sitnyakovo Palace 6-7 min.
        • Chakar Voyvoda Chalet 0,50 h.
        • Maritsa Chalet (through Chakar Voyvoda Chalet) 2,50 h.
        • Zavrachitsa Chalet (through Chakar Voyvoda Chalet) 3,50 h.
        • Musala Chalet (through Chakar Voyvoda Chalet and the Zhaltite Lakes) 3,20 h.
        • Sitnyakovo ski center
    • Host Association:
      • Borosport PLC, 2010 Samokov, 83 Borovets Resort, tel.: 0750 / 3-24-84, fax: 0750 / 3-25-45, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Borosport Information Center, GSM: 0889 / 60-70-00, fax: 0750 / 3-25-92, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • MARKUDZHIK-2 LIFT

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - Technical parameters

     

    Markudzhik ski centre - Plan

    Markudzhik ski center - Plan

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - General view

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - General view

    • Other name: Markudzhik-2 Quad Chairlift
    • Plan
    • Key
    • Lift System: Quad Chairlift with fixed-grip seats and with a loading carpet (4-CLF)
    • Technical Characteristics: The quad chairlift was inaugurated and put into operation on December 21, 2008 and replaces Markudzhik-2 Double Surface Lift (Platter Lift). The ropeway is constructed by the French company "POMA" (Web-site). The lower lift station is located on 2144 m. altitude in valley of Musalenska Bistritsa River and the upper one is on 2486 m. on Markudzhik Ridge (Suhar Ski run). Its length is 950 meters and overcomes the difference in height 342 meters for 6 minutes. Its capacity is 2400 persons per hour. During the ski season lift serviced Markudzhik ski center
    • General Terms and Rules in the Ski Centers in Borovets Resort
    • Season change Summer/Winter in www.borovets-bg.com
    • Contact Details: -
    • Work Time:
      • outside the ski season: During the ski season only
      • during the ski season 2015/2016: Ski runs and lifts
    • Prices:
    • Lower lift station (valley of Musalenska Bistritsa River):

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - Lower lift station

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - Lower lift station

      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • The upper lift station of Yastrebets Gondola - by ski way
    • Upper lift station (Markudzhik Ridge):

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - Upper lift station

    Markudzhik-2 Lift - Upper lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 12 45.7N 023 34 36.4E
      • Altitude: 2486 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Markudzhik ski center
    • Host Association:
      • Borosport PLC, 2010 Samokov, 83 Borovets Resort, tel.: 0750 / 3-24-84, fax: 0750 / 3-25-45, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Borosport Information Center, GSM: 0889 / 60-70-00, fax: 0750 / 3-25-92, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • MARTINOVI BARAKI LIFT

    Martinovi Baraki Lift - Technical parameters

     

    Martinovi Baraki Lift - General view

    Martinovi Baraki Lift - General view

    • Other name: Martinovi Baraki Quad Chairlift
    • Plan
    • Key
    • Lift System: Quad Chairlift with fixed-grip seats (4-CLF)
    • Technical Characteristics: The quad chairlift is constructed by the French company "POMA" (Web-site) and was put into operation in 1986. The lower lift station is on 1335 m. altitude in Borovets Resort, in front of Rila Hotel and the upper one is on 1648 m. Its length is 1209 meters and overcomes the difference in height 313 meters for 8 minutes. Its capacity is 1560 persons per hour. During the ski season lift serviced the ski runs from Sitnyakovo ski center which end near Rila Hotel: Martinovi baraki 1, 2, 3 and 4, Cherveno Zname, Rotata, Rila and Iglika
    • General Terms and Rules in the Ski Centers in Borovets Resort
    • Season change Summer/Winter in www.borovets-bg.com
    • Contact Details: -
    • Work Time:
      • outside the ski season: During the ski season only
      • during the ski season 2015/2016: Ski runs and lifts
    • Prices:
    • Lower lift station (Borovets Resort):

      Martinovi Baraki Lift - Lower lift station

      Martinovi Baraki Lift - Lower lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 15 50.8N 023 36 24.3E
      • Altitude: 1335 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • Rila Hotel in Borovets Resort - about 100 meters
    • Upper lift station:

      Martinovi Baraki Lift - Upper lift station

      Martinovi Baraki Lift - Upper lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 15 13.2N 023 36 23.0E
      • Altitude: 1648 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Ski runs from Sitnyakovo ski center
    • Host Association:
      • Borosport PLC, 2010 Samokov, 83 Borovets Resort, tel.: 0750 / 3-24-84, fax: 0750 / 3-25-45, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Borosport Information Center, GSM: 0889 / 60-70-00, fax: 0750 / 3-25-92, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • YASTREBETS EXPRESS LIFT

    Yastrebets Express Lift - General view

    Yastrebets Express Lift - General view

    • Other name: Yastrebets Express High-Speed Quad Chairlift
    • Plan
    • Key
    • Lift System: Quad High-Speed Detachable Chairlift (4-CLD)
    • Technical Characteristics: The high-speed quad chairlift was put into operation on December 18, 2004 and replaces Kotvata Surface Lift (T-bar Lift). The ropeway is constructed by the French company "POMA" (Web-site). The lower lift station is located on 1440 m. altitude in Borovets Resort, right of the road Borovets - Beli Iskar Village and the upper one is on 2049 m. Its length is 2050 meters and overcomes the difference in height 609 meters for 6 minutes. Its capacity is 2400 persons per hour. During the ski season lift serviced Yastrebets ski center
    • General Terms and Rules in the Ski Centers in Borovets Resort
    • Season change Summer/Winter in www.borovets-bg.com
    • Contact Details: -
    • Work Time:
      • outside the ski season: During the ski season only
      • during the ski season 2015/2016: Ski runs and lifts
    • Prices:
    • Lower lift station (Borovets Resort):

      Yastrebets Express Lift - Lower lift station

      Yastrebets Express Lift - Lower lift station

      • GPS Position: 42 15 30.5N 023 35 24.1E
      • Altitude: 1440 m.
      • Satellite image from Wikimapia
      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • Samokov Hotel in Borovets Resort - 2,5 km along asphalt road in the direction the village of Beli Iskar
    • Upper lift station:
    • Host Association:
      • Borosport PLC, 2010 Samokov, 83 Borovets Resort, tel.: 0750 / 3-24-84, fax: 0750 / 3-25-45, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
      • Borosport Information Center, GSM: 0889 / 60-70-00, fax: 0750 / 3-25-92, -mail, Web-site, Facebook
  • RILSKI EZERA LIFT

    Rilski Ezera Lift - Technical parameters

     

    Rilski Ezera Lift - General view

    Rilski Ezera Lift - General view

    • Other names: Rilski Ezera Passenger Ropeway (PRW), "Pionerska Chalet - Rilski Ezera Chalet" Lift, Panichishte Lift
    • Lift System: Double Chairlift with fixed-grip seats (2-CLF)
    • Technical Characteristics: The chair ropeway Rilski ezera is constructed by the Austrian Company "Doppelmayr", which in 2002 became part of the Austrian-Swiss group "Doppelmayr-Garaventa" (Web-site). Officially is inaugurated on April 4, 2009. The length of the lift is 2163 meters and along the route were placed 23 pillars and is tightrope for transportation with thickness of 36 mm. Overcomes altitude 515 m. and its capacity is 700 people per hour, provided by 193 number external seats. The lower lift station is located on 1585 m. altitude not far from Pionerska Chalet and the upper one is on 2100 m. near Rilski Ezera Chalet. The trip lasts about 16 min. at a design speed of 2,25 m/s
    • Contact details:
      • GSM: 0884 / 16-34-79 (Lower lift station)
      • Web-site
    • Work Time and Prices: Work Time and Prices
    • Lower lift station (Pionerska Chalet):

      Rilski Ezera Lift - Lower lift station

      Rilski Ezera Lift - Lower lift station

    • Upper lift station (Rilski Ezera Chalet):
      • Web-cam of Upper lift station
      • Weather Conditions in Upper lift station
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Rilski Ezera Chalet - about 150 m.
        • Sedemte Ezera Chalet 0,45 h.
        • Circus of The Seven Rila Lakes
        • Skakavitsa Chalet - 1,00 h.
        • Ivan Vazov Chalet - 3,15 h.
        • Rila Monastery Sveti Ivan Rilski - 6,15 h.
        • Malyovitsa Chalet (through Malyovitsa Summit) - 6,30 h.
    • Host Association: "Atomik-Invest" Ltd., Town of Sapareva Banya 2650, 1 Germaneya Str., tel.: 02 / 808-15-55, fax: 02 / 808-15-60, -mail

  • KARTALA GONDOLA

    Kartala Gondola - Logo of Kartala Mountain Resort

    • Other name: Kartala Cabin Ropeway (CRW)
    • Lift System: Monocable Gondola Detachable with six seats (6-MGD) (monocable circulating ropeway)
    • Technical Characteristics: The cabin ropeway is inaugurated on December 30, 2009. Its length is 2700 m and overcomes a height difference of 800 meters for about 15 minutes. The capacity of the line is 1400 persons per hour. It was produced by company "Leitner-Poma" (Web-site) - second-hand from Meransen, Italy (1982). The lower lift station is located on 1440 m. altitude in Kartala Area (Kartalska Polyana Meadow) and the upper one is on 2240 m. in Ravnets Area. The main purpose of the Gondola during the ski season is to serve Kartala ski center
    • Contact details:
    • Work Time:
      • outside the ski season 2014:
        • Saturday and Sunday: from 10.00 to 12.00 h. and from 15.00 to 17.00 h.
        • Weekday: request GSM: 0889 / 50-04-21 (over 10 people)
      • during the ski season 2015/2016: -
    • Prices:
      • outside the ski season 2016:
        • One-way ticket - 10,00 lv.
        • Round-trip ticket - 15,00 lv.
      • during the ski season 2015/2016: Prices
    • Lower lift station (Kartala Area (Kartalska Polyana Meadow)):
      • Weather Conditions in Lower lift station
      • Starting Point to the lower lift station:
        • Bodrost Chalet - 3 km. along asphalt road
        • Bistritsa Village - 19 km. along asphalt road
        • Town of Blagoevgrad - 29 km. along asphalt road
    • Upper lift station (Ravnets Area):
      • Starting Point from the upper lift station:
        • Ismailitsa (Ravnets) Summit - high 2409 m. altitude
        • Makedonia Chalet
        • Dobarsko Chalet
        • Chakalitsa Chalet
        • Predel Saddle
        • ski run
    • Host Association: "Prima Invest BG" Ltd., Town of Blagoevgrad 2700, 48 Todor Aleksandrov Str.

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