: 1500 m - 1860 m.
The Ski Center of Menalon is located at Ostrakina
mountaintop of Menalon
, at an altitude of 1600 m.
Menalon Ski Center has seven slopes in total, out of which:
- 1 black, Vorini, 600 m in length.
- 3 red
- Touristiki, 700 m in length.
- Polyvios, 800 m in length. It is a red slope that to its lower levels turns into blue and ends to the snowboard park.
- Anatoliki, 800 m in length. This one is a red - blue slope too.
- 2 blue
- Peripheral, 2500 m in length.
- Arktouros, 350 m in length.
- 1 green for beginners 130 m in length.
Three lifts upload the skiers to the slopes. Specifically:
3 sliding one seat:
- Aetos, 570 m in length
- Arktouros, 350 m in length
- 1 baby-lift, Helona, near the new chalet, 100 m in length.
- Chalet with guesthouse, cafeteria and snack bar.
- Snow bar, on Erato slope, at an altitude of 1600 m.
- Snow park, on the east side of the chalet for ATV’s mobiles (snow tubes, snowmobiles, 4x4 tricycles). Here there is a plastic ski run and is used when the snow isn’t enough.
- Snowboard park with jump slope.
- Ski/snowboard School for beginners.
- Ski equipment rental store.
- Snowmobiles rental store.
- Ski Bus Klaoudatos: daily departures from Athens to Menalon Ski Center, for further information you can contact the given phone numbers.
The ski center facilities operate from December to March, daily from 9.30 a.m to 4 p.m.
The Menalon Ski Center operates for more than forty years. Its operation began, when was placed there in 1965 the first lift, which was a simple construction. The first modern lift was placed in 1968 and operates until now. In the middle of 70’s was placed the second lift, at the end of 80’s the third one and lately the baby-lift.
Menalon Ski Center of Gortynia
is the nearest ski center to Athens
It's recommended for families, as is a normal mountain, is easily accessible (the closest and with the easiest way from Athens
), ideal for ski learning, but also for various snow sports.
European Path of Big Routes E4 passes from Ostrakina
The Ski Center belongs to Hellenic Alpine Club of Tripoli
, which rents it for exploitation.