Snow Conditions

Of course the million dollar question for any winter sportsmen and women coming to Zakopane is: "is it snowing?"

It's all very well coming all the way to the beautiful Tatras for a spot of skiing, but if there's no snow it's no go. Well the good news for you powder enthusiasts is that the snow conditions in Zakopane are usually reliably good. Snow normally falls as early as December, and in fact the skiing season runs from December all the way through until May. Meaning there's plenty of time for budding snowboarders to perfect their air to fakies...

There are also artificial snow makers to bolster Zakopane's snow conditions if Mother Nature isn't supplying the goods.

In the very near future Zakopane Life plan to bring you an up-to-date prognosis on the exact snow conditions on the slopes but for now please check our standard weather page to see if the white stuff is falling!

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Mont

Going to be there from 28 December till 3rd January. It looks like it's gonna be a New Year without snow from live cameras and predictions ☹️

Reply Dec 18th, 2019
Ira

Is there a chance for snow in mid. April 2020?

Reply Oct 21st, 2019
Editor

Maybe if you head to the nearby Tatra mountains there will still be snow... it will be Spring but you never know! Sometimes even in Krakow we have a few last snowstorms in April and even June.

Reply Oct 22nd, 2019
kate

Maybe if you head to the nearby Tatra mountains there will still be snow... it will be Spring but you never know! Sometimes even in Krakow we have a few last snowstorms in April and even June.

Reply Oct 22nd, 2019
Tryntje
Poland

Not a hope in hell.

Reply Dec 12th, 2019
Siobhain
Ireland

Hello to you, I’d love to come over for a week of skiing/snowboarding over the New Year with my daughter, is it likely that there would be enough snow during this period? I’ve been to Zakopane several times when I was (much) younger, and I have many fond memories, so looking forward to making a few more with my daughter :) Many thanks!

Reply Oct 8th, 2019
Editor

Hi Siobhain, there will definitely be enough snow for skiing by then and we're sure you will have a beautiful time with your daughter. The mountains are as glorious as ever.

Reply Oct 9th, 2019
Alicja

Hi Im coming to Poland 29th Dec - 2nd Jan. will there be snow? and what is there to do for New year and at night times??

Reply Oct 8th, 2019
Editor

Hi Alicja :) There will definitely be snow in the mountains and Zakopane by this time. But as for the rest of Poland? Its a big country and the weather will be totally different in different places. You'll need to let us know where in Poland you will be visiting for us to answer more accurately about the snow or the nightlife. But we can tell you for sure that on New Years both Krakow and Warsaw will have big public concerts and fireworks in their Main Squares, most cities will have at least fireworks. So, let us know where you will visit and we can help you :)

Reply Oct 9th, 2019
Mika
Malaysia

Is there snow on early OCTOBER for this year ?

Reply Sep 5th, 2019
Editor

Probably not but with the crazy weather we are having right now, the seasons are all over the place and I feel like anything could happen. So, maybe the world is crazy enough for snow in October.

Reply Sep 11th, 2019
Joanne Lomax

Im hoping to get married in Zacopane on 18th January. I know it is going to be cold & snowy but does the sun come out as well?. Im praying for a crisp beautiful day but 18th January 2019 was blowing blizzards...is this normal for this time of year. I have a real romantic idea of beautiful wedding photos in the snow with the sun shining

Reply Jun 26th, 2019
Editor

It's very normal for it to be a crisp beautiful and sunny day at this time of year. When the sun is out it's usually very warm as the sun reflects off the snow. For sure there will be snow on the ground and yes, blizzards do happen as the snow has to get to the ground from the clouds at some point.... but I think the weather often listens when you really ask it. Especially snow. If your heart is magical, the snow will be magical too. Just focus on your love and marrying the man of your dreams and whatever weather there is will be truly beautiful and perfect.

Reply Jun 27th, 2019
Dilip
India

I am planning to come to zakopane on 26 December, will there be traffic from Krakow to zakopane , should I take the train ?

Reply Jun 19th, 2019
Editor

Hey Dilip. Well, it's a complicated question. Yeah, there will probably be traffic and that road can get really congested. However, the train route is currently undergoing major renovations and is also famously unreliable, so, you might just end up on a replacement bus instead anyway. Busses are cheap and comfortable and the scenery along the way is absolutely amazing. Bring a good book and some snacks just in case, sit back, let the driver do the work and you can have a grand time :) It's well worth it to spend time in the mountains! Make sure you get out of Zakopane and explore the beautiful little villages and amazing nature too :) It's better to get a bit off the beaten track as half of Poland will be heading to the snow on these days :)

Reply Jun 19th, 2019
Berenice

Hi Is it still snowing? And can I still skii?

Reply Mar 27th, 2019
Editor

It's still snowing. Not as much and there's also more moisture now but there's also been alot of snow this year so it will take a while to melt completely. There are plenty of gorgeous places you can still ski in the tatras, from natural sport ski & cross country routes to natural paths in ski resorts and even some prolonging the season with artificial snow when the real stuff has melted.

Reply Mar 28th, 2019
Paula Cotter

When is the best time to visit Zakopane to be guaranteed snow

Reply Jan 7th, 2019
Kate

Right Now!!

Reply Jan 9th, 2019
Linsey
United Kingdom

I'm visiting zakopane early Dec, do you think there will be snow? I'm traveling with children, what are the best activities to do with them? Thanks

Reply Aug 23rd, 2017
Joseph Hanley
Ireland

Yes it will be snow in December up to at least May your children will love it so much enjoy

Reply Nov 28th, 2018
Fiona
United Kingdom

I visited zakopane in November 2016 it was white and had very deep snow. It was beautiful and amazing .

Reply Mar 25th, 2017
Diane
Ireland

Is there snow in April? Planing a family holiday

Reply Jan 20th, 2017
Daniel
United Kingdom

Will there be snow on the 26th December? We'll be skiing at Szymoszkowa ski centre and we're hoping there's artificial snow machines if not, thanks!

Reply Dec 2nd, 2016
Guest
Poland

i will be on 20 february in zakopane for ski. i hope there will be ski condition ans a lot of snow as well

Reply Jan 11th, 2018
Jimbob
Switzerland

Hi what will conditions be like first week February ? Will snow be widespread?

Reply Nov 28th, 2016
keith
United Kingdom

We coming January 2 will there any snow

Reply Nov 11th, 2016
lea nadav
Israel

we would like to come to Zakopane 8 April /2017 do you think there will be ski conditions?

Reply Aug 21st, 2016
kim
Malta

Hi we will be in krakow from the 23 december and will come to zakopane from the 26 december till the 28 would we be able to ski ?

Reply Jul 11th, 2016
stacey
Malta

We have just booked a family holiday for beginning of december thinking we were going to find snow seeing we come from an island with very hot weather, but i am a bit dissapointed cause someone just told me that we would not find snow in december in Zakopane. Is this true?

Reply Apr 14th, 2016
Laura saydon
Malta

I hope not!:) i just booked one for december also:)

Reply Jun 2nd, 2016
Alice
Ireland

A group of us are considering going to the nosal ski school from 15th December. I hear there are snow machines there. Will we be guaranteed to be able to ski at this time in nosal? We are beginners.

Reply Jul 9th, 2015
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Dear Joel, most ski slopes in Zakopane and around will be closed. Kasprowy Wierch , ski complex mostly for medium and advanced ski level , should be opened until beginning of May. Regards. Hope my answer helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie(3 residences of 28 comfy apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Mar 30th, 2013
Joel
Singapore

Hello there, I'll be heading to zakopane with some friends from the 5th to 9th of April. Hoping to do some skiing while we're there. Could you provide some information on the ski resorts which will still be open, suitable for beginners? Thanks so much for your help :)

Reply Mar 29th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, I has fallen the last 2 days about 50 cm of snow in the city(so even more on ski slopes).So, the snow and ski conditions should be very good until end of March at least.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(27 very comfy and cozy apartments in 3 locations in Zakopane);-)

Reply Mar 15th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

HEllo Dear Audrey, it will be possible to ski and snowboard on some ski slopes end of Marchewki. However, it is hard to say with certitude which slopes will be opened and what will be snow conditions like on those slopes.For medium ski level, I recommend Szymoszkowa, Harenda, Kasprowy Wierch , białka and bukowina. Evening life and Night life is still good in Zakopane in many restaurants, disco-restaurants, pubs/bars, nightclubs in the town.For accomodation of very good standard , the best is in center and closed to bus station to reach easily slopes If You do not have car in Zakopane, Hope the answer helps. Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(27 very comfy and cozy apartments in 3 locations in Zakopane);-)

Reply Mar 10th, 2013
Audrey
Ireland

Hi, I plan to go snowboarding in zakopane the last week of march with my boyfriend. We are both in our early thirties. First of all I'm wondering will there be snow then? Also I want to know what would be the best slopes for us to do. We can both snowboard but are not very advanced. Any recommendations of where to stay. We would like to stay somewhere nice. Lastly are there any good bar with good nightlife? Thanking you in advance for any suggestions/advice :)

Reply Mar 10th, 2013
Reg Hesketh
United Kingdom

Last year 2012 we visited Zakopane in February and had a wonderful Kulig Bacowski experience. This was a torchlit horse drawn sleigh ride followed by a meal and entertainment at a hotel in the mountains. This was the highlight of our holiday and we have booked for this February so our family and grandchildren can enjoy the same. We are devastated to be told by the company that it only runs during the weekends and not when we are there on the 18th or 19th February. Can anyone suggest an alternative company please. Our grandchildren have never been abroad and we want them to have this special experience if possible. We would be grateful for any other suggestions. Thank you

Reply Jan 16th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, For truely beginners I would recommnend NOSAL ski slopes. Ski school email : szkolastrama@nosal.pl .Then if you are getting good feeling on slopes, you may change resort(for Harenda, Szymoszkowa, Bialka or Bukowina Tatrzanska...).Then you may get courses from the ski school located at the bottom of each slopes.Of course the best is to prebook ski lessons in advance as it may be a lot of people for not enough ski instructor.ski lessons 1 to 1 , or in group of 3-4 persons, as you want,Please do contact Nosal from us.Check the link for ski slopes in Zakopane: http://www.nanarty.info.pl/kompleksy-narciarskie-w-polsce/tatry.html , ski slopes out but nearby Zakopane:http://www.nanarty.info.pl/kompleksy-narciarskie-w-polsce/podtatrze.html . Hope the answer helps. Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Jan 12th, 2013
Brian Clohessy
Ireland

Hi, There are ten of us coming from Ireland to Zakopane on the 23rd of January. As we are all beginners can you recommend the best resort/slopes for beginners and a link or contact details of a ski school? Thanks

Reply Jan 12th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, even of on the website of www.pkl.pl , it is mentionned that the ski slopes are not opened officially for skiing, I saw many people going down skiing the slopes named Goryczkowa. So, it seems that it is opened unofficially with a lot of fresh snow not compacted , and that people ski there at their on risk. Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Jan 10th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, I would Also recommend also the following links for ski maps : http://www.nanarty.info.pl/kompleksy -narciarskiel-w-polsce/tatry.html Hope it helps. Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Jan 6th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello agRain, i do not know any global ski resorts maps available on internet. However, while in Zakopane, you may have a look at the ski map of zakopane-life.com available in almost all places.Zakopane ski slopes and resort are within 7 km radius. Hope the answer helps. Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Jan 5th, 2013
Eve
United Kingdom

Can you advise if there are any online maps showing where the various ski lifts are located?

Reply Jan 4th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Sinead, it is not possible to foresee or predict what will be the weather forecast and snow conditions in March. But here in Zakopane, all ski related activities hope that the ski season will end beginning of May .Ski conditions are good now and we hope it lasts.Hope my answer helps.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence in Zakopane(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Jan 4th, 2013
Sinead
Ireland

We are thinking of going to Zakopane on 2nd March 2013 for 1 week. Is it looking like there will be snow then with possible snowfalls while we are there (first time skiiers with not much clue about snow!)

Reply Jan 4th, 2013
Sinead
Ireland

We are thinking of going to Zakopane on 2nd March 2013 for 1 week. Is it looking like there will be snow then with possible snowfalls while we are there (first time skiiers with not much clue about snow!)

Reply Jan 4th, 2013
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Barry, Kasprowy Wierch cable car is working, but the slopes are not opened yet for lack of snow( www.pkl.pl ). The other main ski resorts and slopes are opened for skiing in Zakopane and nearby areas.Ski conditions are good.Hope my answer helps.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Dec 26th, 2012
Barry
United States

Hello is kasprowy wierch opened yet? Is the skiing still good in zakopane and the nearby areas?

Reply Dec 26th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, most slopes in and around Zakopane are opened now and ski conditions are good.Kasprowy Wierch is not opened yet for skiing but we hope that for Christmas time all slopes will be opened.Regards.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Dec 16th, 2012
mynci
United Kingdom

Hi. We have booked to be in Zakopane for 5 nights over Christmas (Dec 22-27). Will we definitely by able to ski? Are the slopes open now? If not, we may cancel our holiday! Thanks.

Reply Dec 13th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello again, you may also check that link: for webcamera in Zakopane and nearby : http://skywindows.net Hope my answer helps.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Dec 13th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, this year there is a huge possibility that almost all ski resorts will be opened for skiing at Christmas and New Year time, also in january.Temperatures are well below zero, snowfall often.Check this link for weather forecast and snow conditions: Hope my answer helps Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie residence(26 very comfy and cozy apartments in Zakopane);-)

Reply Dec 13th, 2012
Sarah
United Kingdom

Hello, what are the snow conditions like at the moment? What are the chances of being able to ski just after Christmas?

Reply Dec 12th, 2012
Sarah
United Kingdom

Hello, what are the snow conditions like at the moment? What are the chances of being able to ski just after Christmas?

Reply Dec 12th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hi again cz and Hello Carlos, you are right, it is unlikely there may be possible for you to ski.The mounatins are however well covered of snow even if you cannot still ski on the slopes/ski pistes.Hope the answer helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie residence of 26 comfy apartments in Zakopane

Reply Dec 8th, 2012
Gio Carlos
Brazil

Hi! I'm going to Zakopane next week. I'm not planning to go skiing but as I've never seen snow in my life I'd like at least to see it during my stay over there. Is likely to see the mountains covered in white or something like that? Thank you!

Reply Dec 6th, 2012
cz
United States

hi, does it mean that if I'm going this weekend, I would not be able to go snowboarding?

Reply Dec 6th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Vallu, the ski season starts usually the first weekend before Christmas(25th December).If the snowfall and temperatures are low and good enough, all slopes(in and arouynd Zakopane) should be opened for the beginning of January(if not enough natural snowfall, some snow can be manmade on most slopes) and should be opened until end March(or even end of April).Hope my answer helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie (residence of 26 comfy apartments in Zakopane).Regards

Reply Sep 13th, 2012
vallu
Finland

Hi! We have thougt with my friends to come to ski to Zakopane early January (5-12.1.2013), but do you have enough snow, when the ski season starts and how many slopes you usually have open in the beginnin of january.

Reply Sep 12th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Karol, usually the best time to come to ski to Zakopane is in February, season usually ends end of March when the snow gets less practicable.However it is hard to give a snow forecast almost 1 year in advance.Ski season is from end of December until snow conditions are getting worse and snow slopes are closing.(this year, most ski slopes were opened until end of March, last year until end of February).Hope my answer helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie residence of comfy and cosy apartments in Zakopane

Reply Jun 10th, 2012
Karol
Australia

Hi we are planning out trip to zakopane for 2013 we want to get there start of feb or mid feb for 3 weeks is there still good snow during this time and when does the season usually finish how's skiing in march Thanks

Reply Jun 2nd, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hi again, on Prima Aprilis(1st April), for your information it is not a joke for Fool's Day, it has fallen again downhill in Zakopane city between 10-20 cm of fresh snow in less than 24 hours(so more on top hills and mountains peaks). Deers are coming down closed to houses to get some grass, branches, herbs to eat as the spring weather turn back to snowy winter in one day. So, it seems that in the next days it will be possible to ski on most slopes(also down hill slopes) in very good snow conditions, even if some windstorm occur on Kasprowy.Most slopes will be so opened for sure at Easter time as cold weather forecasts are given until Easter Monday at least.Staff of Apart-center and Ogrodygorskie apartments

Reply Apr 1st, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hi, for your information, it has fallen downhill in Zakopane city between 10-20 cm of fresh snow in less than 24 hours(so more on top hills and mountains peak).So, it seems that in the next days it will be possible to ski on most slopes(also down hill slopes) in very good snow conditions, even if some windstorm may occur.Have some nice ski rides in and around Zakopane!Staff of Ogrodygorskie and Apart-center apartments in Zakopane.

Reply Mar 30th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hi, in my opinion, it will be very hard for you to be able to ski in very good conditions in Bialka.If I were you, I would check their website webcam: also other websites to check the snow levels:

Reply Mar 23rd, 2012
AGoodwin
United Kingdom

We are coming to Bialka on 31st March, I see the weather has warmed up - do you think we will still be able to ski?

Reply Mar 22nd, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, there is still a lot of snow on all slopes in and around Zakopane.However weather forecasts give a big increase on temperatures in next few days.The weather will be beautiful but snow will melt quickly.So, the small and low slopes will suffer quicker of that higher temperatures combined with strong sun than the High level resorts like Kasprowy Wierch.Hope it helps.

Reply Mar 15th, 2012
Jessy
United Kingdom

Hi, is there any snow left? We are coming next week

Reply Mar 15th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, There is still a lot of snow on all slopes of Zakopane, so it should be very good ski conditions next week for your holidays in zakopane.

Reply Mar 3rd, 2012
Matt
United Kingdom

Is there alot of snow still in Zakopane. We are there next week. Thanks

Reply Mar 2nd, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

The weather forecast in Zakopane and specially 1 week in advance are not very accurate, whatever the website providing those information.You may check weather 3 days forecast on accuweather.com, and pogodynka.pl , 8days-14 days on weatheronline.pl .Weather forecasts provided on that last website are giving low temperatures and snowfall.Anyway, wherever you will go fr sking, you will be able to ski and snowbaord in very good conditions as if there is bad snow conditions, they will make some snow by night.But for sure, in the main ski resort Kasprowy Wierch but elsewhere also, ski conditions will be very good.You may also check links on website rovided on previous posts for snow conditions and opened slopes. Hope it helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie(3 residences of 26 very clean and comfy apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Jan 19th, 2012
zamora
Netherlands

Hey there, we are arriving in zakopane on the 27th of january, but it seems like the weather forecast is bad? Temperatures above zero? Since the forecast on your site is the one for krakow, can you give us an idea of what we can expect when we want to go snowboarding?

Reply Jan 19th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, here is some links where to check the snowfall state on Zakopane Slopes http://www.narty.pl/snieg-info/polska.html?no_cache=1&tx_pbnartywarunkipolska_pi1%5Bpointer%5D=0&tx_pbnartywarunkipolska_pi1%5Bmode%5D=1&tx_pbnartywarunkipolska_pi1%5Bsort%5D=town%3A1 and also Bialka Tatrzanska(Kotelnica Bialczanska).You may have access also on ski passes/billet prices, ski/slopes maps and also weather forecast on ski slopes/area.Also webcamera on most of the slopes.Link:http://www.narty.pl/prognoza-pogody/polska/zakopane.html Hope it helps/Staff of Ogrodygorskie(3 residences of very clean and comfy apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Jan 17th, 2012
Ski, Zakopane-life.com
Poland

Check our site for info on rental and lessons - we can definitely help you sort something out for the group! http://www.zakopane-life.com/poland/zakopane-ski-lessons

Reply Jan 17th, 2012
john
United Kingdom

hello we are coming to zacopane in febuary as a large group and would like some advise on the best areas and ski lessons for beginers and intermediate skiers

Reply Jan 17th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, ski conditions are now very good with a lot of snowfall recently and most of the ski slopes in and around Zakopane are opened for skiing from early morning to late afternoon for most of slopes.Hope the answer helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie residence(3 residences of 26 comfy, well furnihsed and clean apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Jan 13th, 2012
John
United Kingdom

Hi, I would like to come to zakopane on the 21st January and would like to know how are the ski conditions at the moment? Many Thanks

Reply Jan 13th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie Residence
Poland

Hello, there are few ways to come to Zakopane from Cracow:by bus : around 2 hours ,about 18 PLN/person/one way/by train :about 4 hours about 25 PLN/person/one way / by private shuttle bus: 2 hours, 350 PLN/one way /by car rental:about 100 PLN/day.Now the choice is yours.Hope the answer helps.Regards.Staff of Ogrodygorskie residence(3 residences of 26 comfy, well furnihsed and clean apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Jan 11th, 2012
Ruairi
Ireland

Hi am thinking of coming to Zakopane at the end of the month with 5 friends wondering what is the best way to get there from Krakow and how long does it take

Reply Jan 10th, 2012
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello, nobody knows or may predict/foresee exactly whta the ski conditions will be in February.But if you have not been in Zakopane yet and if there is no snow, you will be anyway charmed by the city, the local folklore, the beauty of the national park.And evening, you will be enjoying the highlander and polish ambience in restaurants, pubs, clubs.Anyway, evrybody wants the snow condition to be very good and to last until April.So, let's hope to have a nice white winter until April.Staff of Ogrodtgorskie Residence(very comfy apartments in and around Zakopane)

Reply Jan 3rd, 2012
Marzena Dabrowska
United Kingdom

Hello! I am hoping to come to Zakopane in February 2012 - have you got any tips on what the ski conditions might be like at this time of year? Thank you!

Reply Jan 2nd, 2012
OGRODYGORSKIE
Poland

Unless huge snowfall forecast from early December in Zakopane and surroundings or very low temperature to make some artificial snow in some resorts , most ski resorts and slopes will be opened from the beginning of Christmas holidays(from the 21st December).Hope it helps.Staff of Ogrodygorskie Residence

Reply Oct 18th, 2011
Zakopane_Bound_Dec2011
United States

Hi - we are planning to arrive in Poland in early December, but more specifically in Zakopane on the 15th. We will be staying in the town centre, booked in for 4 nights. I do have one question though - will the ski slopes be open? Many thanks from Wisconsin!

Reply Oct 17th, 2011
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello Firsttimevisitor,ski season is almost over in Zakopane.Some slopes may still be opened when you will be coming to Zakopane as Szymoszkowa, Nosal and some slopes from Kasprowy Wierch.Ski conditions could be not very good.So, the best is to Check narty.pl with webcams and their own websites.If you have to pay a lot to bring by plane your ski equipment, and depending on the length of your stay, I would advise you to think to rent ski and boots equipment(it costs about 35 PLN/day)day by day, as there may be only few days for you to enjoy skiing in Zakopane.Staff of Ogrodygorskie apartments-Zakopane

Reply Mar 31st, 2011
firsttimevisitor
United Kingdom

Other sites are reporting ski season over. Is this true? We are arriving on the 10th April so should we leave our ski stuff at home??

Reply Mar 28th, 2011
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hello , the SPRING arrived in Zakopane.At the moment it is sunny often but warmer (+5-10 Celsius by day-0-5 by night).So,the snow on slopes are getting melted slowly.However you may have a chance to ski on few slopes with not very good ski conditions , otherwise you may do some trekking and sightseeing to discover the city with amenities, museums, aquaprk and spa center...You can check by yourself: SKI SLOPES MAPS http://www.narty.l.pl/wyciagi_tatry.htm WEBCAMS ON ZAKOPANE SLOPES http://www.narty.pl/kamery/polska/ WEATHER AND SNOW CONDITIONS ON SLOPES: http://www.narty.pl/prognoza-pogody/polska/zakopane/ The best time to come to Zakopane for skiing in good conditions is from January to end of February(middle of march sometimes, end of march rarely).Welcome Back to Zakopane anyway in a near future for skiing or trekking.

Reply Mar 24th, 2011
infoneededurgently!
United Kingdom

Can anyone tell me what the snow conditions are like at the moment? We are due there in two weeks and praying to ski!!

Reply Mar 24th, 2011
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Hi, ski conditions are very good right now with beautiful blue sky for more than 2 weeks now, cold temperature but on the sun it is warm. Ski conditions are very good now as it is snowing from time to time by night.With -7celsius, so if it is not falling enough snow, they make some.But it is hard to say what slopes will be opened , what will be the ski conditions... in 1 month time from now.Only God knows.Staff of Ogrodygorskie (residence of nice and comfy apartments in Zakopane)

Reply Mar 9th, 2011
infoneededurgently
United Kingdom

Can anyone tell me what the weather/ski condition are right now for the area? We are due to arrive on the 9th April - is anywhere going to be open? :-(

Reply Mar 9th, 2011
Ogrodygorskie
Poland

Here is an other link to all slopes located in Poland and in and around Zakopane: http://www.narty.l.pl/wyciagi_tatry.htm Hope it helps.Happy to help at anytime.Ogrodygorskie residence of Zakopane

Reply Feb 13th, 2011
Paul Kimpton
United Kingdom

Although the sun is shining, the temperatur is around -4/5 which means what snow fell is still around. At Nosal the skiing is good! Some report that fresh snow is due early this week.

Reply Feb 13th, 2011
Jose
Portugal

where can i check the tracks of zakopane ?? and the prices to rent snowboard with boots

Reply Jan 29th, 2011
OGRODYGORSKIE
United States

Depending on favorable snowfall, temperature, quality of snow on the slopes, most slopes will be opened from very early to late night as it is a holiday period/peak time and all ski professionals will do their best to maximise the quality of their slopes to welcome the maximum of tourists coming to ski.

Reply Jan 13th, 2011
Mantas
Lithuania

We don't want to reserve any. The question is maybe some local stuff can comment here, if all slopes will be available?

Reply Jan 12th, 2011
Lorek
Poland

Unless you pay a big sum of money, there will be no chance for you to reserve lifts and slopes only for you.

Reply Jan 12th, 2011
Mantas
Lithuania

we've plans to ski in Zakopane on February 4-7. As I know, there are national children holidays in this time, and due to this, tracks can be overcrowded. Even some lifts can be reserved. Please comment if it is true.

Reply Jan 12th, 2011
LOREK
Poland

There may be a chance that there will be some snow and still good ski conditions on some slopes.But all depends on the Zakopane Foehn ("Halny"), and a good weather forecast with some snowfalls and low temperature.

Reply Jan 11th, 2011
Bruce
United Kingdom

we are looking to ski at the beginning of April. Will the snow still be around?

Reply Jan 10th, 2011
Mike
Australia

Am heading to zakopane next week and was wondering if there is any decent snow left?? Also, is there a terrain park there?

Reply Mar 4th, 2010
hazel
Ireland

stefan that sounds very assuring thanks for the update, was v worried if we arrive with no snow... heading tomorrow for two weeks happy skiing!

Reply Jan 30th, 2010

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