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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 Lift1,200m3,937ft
Resort Height760m2,493ft
 Nearest AirportsMunich and Prague
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Železná Ruda

One of the largest ski centres in the Czech Republic centred on this 16th century settlement close to the German border. The ≤picák ski area is most popular with advanced skiers, linked by a ski bus to the other slopes.

Summary

The Czech ski resort of Železná Ruda is at an altitude of 760m2,493ft.

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.

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Železná Ruda?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 4 November.

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Ski Area Stats

Železná Ruda Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 
Cross Country
Total Length
120km75 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Altitudes

Železná Ruda Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,200m3,937ft
Lowest Piste760m2,493ft
Resort Altitude (Železná Ruda)760m2,493ft
Max Vertical440m1,444ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Železná Ruda
Beginners
Snow
Apres-Ski

Železná Ruda Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Šance'.

Location and Map

Where is Železná Ruda?

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

Map

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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.

Infrastructure

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 6km4 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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Železná Ruda, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Železná Ruda Tourist Office for the latest.

Železná Ruda