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Železná Ruda

Železná Ruda Ski Resort Guide

Železná Ruda, Czech Republic

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift1,200m 3,937ft
Resort Height760m 2,493ft
 Nearest AirportsMunich and Prague
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Železná Ruda

The Czech ski resort of Železná Ruda is at an altitude of 760m 2,493ft.


Železná Ruda has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Železná Ruda offers good sking, particularly, for Beginner skiers.


Železná Ruda offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Železná Ruda.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Šance'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Železná Ruda?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm 1in, expected on 6 December.

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Snow Forecast by day for Železná Ruda

Ski Area Stats

Železná Ruda Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
120km 75 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Železná Ruda Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,200m 3,937ft
Lowest Piste760m 2,493ft
Resort Altitude (Železná Ruda)760m 2,493ft
Max Vertical440m 1,444ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Železná Ruda

Location and Map

Where is Železná Ruda?

This ski resort is in Klatovy District, Plzeň Region, Czech Republic.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Železná Ruda is Munich, 116 minutes drive away.

Prague, Linz, Karlovy Vary, Nuremberg and Salzburg airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 14,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 6km 4 miles of ski runs, with 20 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Železná Ruda open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late March.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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