Ski resort Jaworzyna Krynicka
Ski resort Jaworzyna Krynicka
Gondola Cableway on Jaworzyna Krynicka is a place full of attractions for tourists all over the Poland. The company currently provides two types of services- modern cable railway Gondola , fast ski lifts and all ski services. Nevertheless, a nearby, comfortable , *** Jaworzyna Krynicka Hotel ,which is the companies’ property, assure all accomodation services and Spa facilities. Our offer gives numerous attractions all year round.As an evidence is surely a number of tourists visiting us, which last year exceeded 500 thousand. On Jaworzyna amusements will be many. Simply, here there is no time for boredom. Our motto is: TAKE YOUR FAMILY TO JAWORZYNA. The companies’ aim is to create a place mainly for whole families , so that we still enrich our offer to make it more appealing for tourists.
The very project of a cable car connection with Jaworzyna Krynicka has been in existence since at least 40 years. In 1957 a decision was made to join Jaworzyna Krynicka with Gora Parkowa via a chair lift. Unfortunately, this idea has never come into existence. The project was once again picked up at the beginning of the 90’s. However, then the plan assumed a different localization of the lift installations.
The first visible achievement of the initiators of this ambitious plan was to sign the Articles of Association of a Joint Stock Company Gondolowa Jaworzyna Krynicka. Such a ceremony took place on March 11th, 1995. The company was estabilished in order to build and run the lift on Jaworzyna Krynicka. In 1996 the Company signed a contract for delivery and installation of the lift with Girak-Garaventa Company.
A project implemented by the Company since 1995 comprised of 3 stages: building an over 4 km long ski run (divided into two parts; Krynica - Czarny Potok and Czarny Potok-Jaworzyna Krynicka), construction of three lift stations, including infrastructure, and finally summer and winter developments of the Jaworzyna Krynicka slopes. The first part of the lift, from Czarny Potok to the Jaworzyna Krynicka summit, was opened in August 1997.
Since that time the Jaworzyna Krynicka Gondola lift remains the longest and the most modern lift of this type in Poland. The Company, however, is still oriented towards new investments in technical infrastructure and development of the resort with a goal to become the leader in that industry.
We are planning to expanse the initial station and the first part of the rout ( the Centre of Krynica- Czarny Potok) after collecting a proper ammout of money by the company. This step is important for our region offer.
‘Gondola Cableway on Jaworzyna Krynicka’ Company operates in its most picturesque area in Beskid Sadecki. All year round Gondola Cableway provides transport to the top of Jaworzyna Krynicka . In a massive of Jaworzyna Krynicka runs a ski station,therefore during winter, the company provides ski lift services.
The Company always assure cableway passengers’ and hotel quests satisfaction with high quality. Our services are reconcilable with the environment management policy. High quality of services is quaranteed by ISO 9001. Moreover, ISO 14001 assured about proper environment policy.
Cabin cableway to Jaworzyna Krynicka is the longest and the most modern lift of that type in Poland.The route of the railway, with a total length over 2 211 metre from Czarny Potok to the top of Jaworzyna Krynicka (1114 ), runs across the massive of the hill. It can lift 1600 people per hour. Each cabin can comfortably and safely lift 6 people with 5 m/s speed to the top, which takes nearly 7 minutes.
Gondola Cableway is a single queue which works in a circular movement. Each cabin ,-accoutred in benches and buskets to transport six pars of skis or snowboard ,is unharness from the rope .
Being controlled electronically, the cableway provides not only a comfortable transport to passengers but also safetyness for those who operate it. Main and emergency propulsion are located in the station in Czarny Potok. A garage part for trucks is also in Czarny Potok. However, a hydraulic system, which is used to tension the rope, is located in the station at the top of Jaworzyna Krynicka . Thanks to gondola cableway and ski lifts on Jaworzyna Krynicka this part of Poland is one of the most modern ski resorts. Jaworzyna Krynicka offers excellent conditions for winter sports.
During summer from the Jaworzyna pick you get a picturesque view on our lanscapes . Moreove, on a clear day you can admire a sweeping view of Tatry. There are also routes for those who prefers long walks or exciting cycleway.
At the end of year 2005 the company started a new investment connected with the hotel industry. A part of the station in Czarny Potok was converted intoJaworzyna Krynicka Hotel. This new hotel fulfill all requirements of modern standards. All rooms are not only comfortable but also very spacious. On hotel premises there are wellness studio, gym, Internet cafe, ski storage and also conference room.
Winter in Jaworzyna Krynicka
Jaworzyna Krynicka is the best place to practice winter sports such as cross – country skiing, downhill skiing or snowboard. Slopes are cover with a snow for 4 or even 5 months a year. At present there are 7 ski runs at Jaworzyna Krynicka of total length more than 10 km. Furthermore, four of them are FIS certified routes. The Company, however is planning further investments and opening new ski runs.
During winter at skiers disposal are: 6-persons Gondola lift, 4-chair lift and 9 modern T-bar lifts located on 7 ski runs of various difficulty levels and alpine quality.
Professional preparation and preservation of ski runs and nartostrade, GOPR care guarantee safeness, comfort and joy from skiing. The greater it should be because all nartostrades have artificial snowmaking. Our ‘diamond’ is ‘fisowska jedynka’ the longest (more than 2,6km long) illuminated ski slope in Poland. Run is devided into two parts. The upper part where run no. III is placed -excellent for begginers . The lower part- classified as typical gigant skiing run. Another run is run no. V FIS where advanced skiers can find a lot of place for winter craziness. Runs no. II and IIa are well revered by skiers and snowboarders- classified as family runs and marked with red color. Thanks to localization (they are sun-filled all day) , theirs width and optimal gradient you feel like in the middle of the alpe. Run no. II is equipped with additional lift by the other side of run. On run no. IIa 4-person chair lift (1000 m long) was open up for skiers and snowboarders. On Polana Izwor by the chair lift the nursery slope for children was created. Run no. IV is also equipped with two ski lifts. Run is destined for begginers and intermediate winter’s sports lovers. The nurcery slope “Żółwik” is located at the upper part of run no. II and is destined for children and begginers. On the lower part of Jaworzyna there is located a large snowpark for snowboard lovers.It was prepared with ‘4brams’ company assistance. Season in Jaworzyna Krynicka lasts from November- April. The newest family nun (more than 1000m long) with fast and modern chair lift is opened up. It can lift 2400 people per hour, which decrease queues by the lower cabin cableway station.
Each Year on Jaworzyna slopes are organized different skiing competitions such as ‘the beginning and end of ski season,’ Ski New Year's Eve or Carol Singing. On Jaworzyna Krynicka also works ‘Gondola’ Ski Club.
A great number of tourists visit our resort during winter season.We have got a GOPR rescue team assistance which works on modern equipment.There are willing to help in every hour.
On the Upper and Lower station are opened six snowboard and skiing rental places so that everyone will find a suitable sport eguipment.
Gondola Cableway and other ski lifts are the most appropriate for skiing beginners.There are number of broad and gently sloping routes for training or skiing lessons with instructors who offers proffesional tuition. Beginners can participate in individual or group lessons organized by ski schools.
From the Centre of Krynica to Jaworzyna thera are available such ways of transport as buses, private carriers or fiacre . Near the bottom ski station there is located a parking place which provides a space for about 900 cars.
Summer on Jaworzyna Krynicka
All year round on the top of Jaworzyna deckchairs are available for guests. They can bask in the sun on the observation deck , admire beautiful sights and take a rest. There are also speciall playgrounds for children. In summer adventure-lovers can ramble more than 4 km long ‘educational- nature’ trail with 13 stops.
*** JAWORZYNA KRYNICKA HOTEL – „hotel on the slope”
It is located beneath the highest tip(Jaworzyna Krynicka 1114 m.n.p.m) of the west part of Beskid Sądecki and surrounded by woods and mountain torrents. Hotel is site-specific and is a part and parcel of lower cabin cableway station. Such a location is an ideal for tourists: – in winter for winter sports lovers - in spring, summer, autumn – for those who prefer active leisure in harmony with nature.
***Jaworzyna Krynicka is the disabled friendly hotel. It’s capacity is 68 up to 100 (when additional beds are added) within rooms: double room, triple room, studio room, apartments. Comfortable equipped rooms, wide range of offers provide unforgettable memories. Extension of a hotel as well as surrounding grounds is planned. Hotel’s guests are offered discounts for spa package, ski pass and other bonuses in winter season. In summer hotel’s offers are very differential e.g Packet – switching.
Contact Ski resort Jaworzyna Krynicka
Ul. Czarny Potok 75, PL-33-380 Krynica-Zdrój
- +48 (0)184736624
- Snow telephone
- +48 (0)18 471 52 71
- Mountain railways Tourist association