The Ski Resort
Bukovel is located in the Eastern Carpathians. With 68 kilometres of slopes and more than 20 lifts, it is the largest ski resort in Ukraine and one of the largest in Eastern Europe. The resort covers several mountains around the village of Polyanytsya. The highest mountain is the 1,372-meter-high Dowha.
At the red slope 8A, a snow park provides variety, with obstacles for experienced freestylers as well as beginners. The ski and snowboard school also offers freestyle courses. There is also a Big Airbag, where even amateurs can try their hand at professional tricks.
- The high point of the ski resort is located at an elevation of 4501 ft.
- Average snow depth during the season is 27 " at summit elevation and 19 " at base elevation. Snow coverage is usually best during February, offering an average snow depth of 30 " at summit elevation and 22 " at the base.
- Bukovel features 2 sunny days on average per season. January is the sunniest month with an average of 1 sunny days.
Snow Safety & Snowmaking
In Bukovel, skiing is possible until late in the evening. The slopes at lifts 1, 2, 7 and 14, as well as the toboggan run at piste 14B, can be illuminated. A ticket for night skiing costs 270 UAH.
There is also plenty on offer off the slopes. The three-kilometre-long toboggan run on slope 14B and the snow tubing run promise fast-paced downhill fun. In addition to a visit to the ice skating rink, you can also take a ride on a dog sled or a tour on a snowmobile in Bukovel.
A special experience in Bukovel is the Bike Zip attraction. Here you ride - secured, of course - on a 560-metre-long rope across Lake Molodosti.
Infrastructure & Rental
Number of Ski Rental
You can get to Ivano-Frankivsk by train or plane. From there it is about 110 kilometers to Bukovel. By car you drive via Nadvirna, Yaremche, Mykulychyn and Tatariv. There are several free parking lots in the ski resort.