Saturday, 26 February 2011

Skiing in Filipovice, CZ

Video transcription:

Hi my beloved readers! I'm here in Czech Republic (Filipovice) for one more day of Ski and first of all I'd like to tell that this is NOT a ski blog. It's just momentary that I'm posting lots of ski posts and stuff but sometimes it's better to show more videos than just write words and then my blog wouldn't be so boring, so.. I'd like to share nice view that I have right now: you can see a beautiful sunny day in Filipovice, Czech Republic, sunshine, temperature is something around -5c and not so many people so, very good ski conditions. The snow is not so icy, really.. awesome to be here, yeah, very good! All right folks, so cya! bye bye!

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* Special thanks to Karolina Korczak for inviting me for this amazing ski day. :)

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Skiing in Świeradów-Zdrój

Before it is too late! Maybe in the next years skiing will be a privilege for those living in the Alps or in the High Tatras. Nowadays, during winter, in the hills nearby Wrocław the temperature are having high peaks of +10c and more artificial snow is being used.

This time, I had the opportunity to join Mariusz, Mariola and Grażyna on a one-day ski trip to Świeradów-Zdrój (two hours away from Wrocław by car). This ski track is among the best ones I've been! The ski gondolas are very comfortable and the track itself is very long and not so steep. A 3-hour ski pass costs 55 zł and toilets are for free. There is a restaurant on the top of the hill as well as in the bottom. Ski equipment can be rented for 55 zł for whole day (Skis, boots, sticks).

I took few photos and from these photos it's possible to see the symptoms of global warming: The trees don't look so snowy and the villages down below also aren't snowed at all. Temperature was around -1c and the snow layer on the track was not so thick but the quality was good though.

For full album of photos click here.