Jasna Nizke Tatry as the largest ski arena with great conditions for winter sports in Slovakia offers endless opportunities of entertainment and active relax on the northern and southern side of Chopok.
WORLD-CLASS WINTER IN JASNA
The resort offers 49 km of perfectly snowed up slopes of different difficulty, suitable for beginners, families with children, advanced skiers and also to organize world-class competitions.
Modern snowmaking system in the length of 30 km offers the snow guarantee for minimum 5 months in a year. The wild ride lovers will be able to enjoy the free ride zones in great snow park. You can ski in the evening on a illuminated slope in Jasna. The length of the winter season is usually from the beginning of December to the end of April. There are 30 cable cars and lifts at Jasna with transport capacity more than 30.000 persons per hour at Chopok.
AUDI FIS SKI WORLD CUP JASNA
Alpine Ski World Cup in ladies´s giant slalom and slalom will be held in the ski resort Jasná Nízke Tatry on March 5 – 6 2016. The resort will host the most famous personalities of ladies´s skiing. Slovakia counts on its hottest favourites Veronika Velez - Zuzulová and Petra Vlhová. Jasná is a traditional ski resort, where in the late 70s a Swedish legend Ingemar Stenmark collected points on the slopes. The World Cup has been held three times in Jasná. Men took part in the Grand Prix of Demänovská caves between 1979 and 1982, and ladies competed in 1984. Alpine Junior World Ski Championships was the last race which took place at Mt Chopok in February 2014. There was a dream at the beginning of a new era of the resort, that one day in the future the World Cup will return to Jasná. Today, the future becomes present.
The resort Jasna is located in the Region of Liptov - northern Slovakia, a few kilometres from the Polish border. The main access point from the north is the town of Liptovský Mikuláš with good transport connections with the capital Bratislava in the west and Košice in the east. The town is located on the main railway line No. 180 Žilina – Košice. The D1 motorway bypasses the town to the south which is located at the junction of roads No. I/18 and II/584. The nearest airports are Poprad - Tatry and Žilina. In the town area there are 7 gas stations at driver´s disposal. To the south of the town there are towns Banská Bystrica and Brezno both offering train and bus connections. From Brezno you will get by bus directly to the boarding point of the resort Jasná - Srdiečko.
THE REGION OF LIPTOV
Liptov is a unique region in the north of Slovakia. It is Slovak tourist destination Number 1 in winter as well as in summer. In a small territory you will find variety of nature, high mountains, green meadows that had created preconditions for the largest natural playground in Slovakia. You will find here adrenalin from rafting, white water rafting, climbing, bobsleigh or ropeways , paragliding, bike parks, mountain scooters...In winter it is a paradise for skiers and snowboarder. The region of Liptov is unique as it offers a combination of active relax as well as passive relax in thermal mineral springs of its aquaparks. They also offer planty of water slides and attractions for children as well as fabulous relax for adults in their wellness centres with views of the Tatras directly from the swimming pools.
The activity was performed through financial support of the Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic.