Ski area Harrachov
Harrachov is situated in the western part of Krkonoše on the border with the Jizerské Hory in the valley of the river Mumlava. Its mountain conditions are caused by the introversion of the south side of Čertova Hora and the relative openness from the north direction trought the Novosvětský průsmyk make it a center of winter sports and recreation. Eventhought altitude 680 m above sea level (at the church) is not overwhelming, but there is some truth to the old-timers claims that in Harrachov is cold for half of the year and freezing for the next half.
With this configuration of terrains, which are also suitable as ski slopes, Harrachov gradually grew to being a skicenter known across the globe, providing services for winter sports at a high level.
Harrachov can offer a variety of slopes of varying difficulty with artificial snowing with two four-seat cable lifts to the very top, many kilometers of groomed cross-country trails and paths up to the mountain ridges of Krkonoše, a number of training spaces for skiers-beginners and children, many ski schools with experienced tutors and lots of skiing equipments rentals.