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Cerkno Ski Resort Guide

Cerkno, Slovenia

Rated: 3/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length12km
Highest Lift1,267m
Resort Height939m
 Nearest AirportsLjubljana and Trieste
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The ski area of Cerkno is in the Julian Alps at an altitude of 939m, with 12km of marked runs.


Cerkno has direct access to 12km of downhill skiing, with 20 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

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


Cerkno offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Cerkno is highly rated by Snowboarders.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Cerkno is 2km long and the most difficult run is the 'Davca 8'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Cerkno?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Cerkno.

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Snow Forecast by day for Cerkno

Ski Area Stats

Cerkno Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 2 5km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 4km
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 3km
Total Length
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Cerkno Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,267m
Resort Altitude (Cerkno)939m
Lowest Piste900m
Max Vertical367m

Ski Slope Aspects


Cerkno has ski slopes facing north (good for keeping the snow).

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Cerkno
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Cerkno?

This ski resort is in the Julian Alps in Slovenia.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Cerkno is Ljubljana, 85 minutes drive away.

Trieste, Klagenfurt, Venice, Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula and Graz airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 12,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 18km of ski runs,.

Season Dates

When is Cerkno open?

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

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