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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 Length7 miles
Highest Lift4,157ft
Resort Height3,081ft
 Nearest AirportsLjubljana and Trieste
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The Slovenian ski resort of Cerkno is in the Julian Alps at an altitude of 3,081ft, with 7 miles of marked runs.


Cerkno has direct access to 7 miles 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 1 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'Davca 8'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Cerkno?

The next notable snow forecast is light snow, expected on 26 March, with around 4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

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 3 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 3 2 miles
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 2 2 miles
Total Length
7 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
3 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Cerkno Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift4,157ft
Resort Altitude (Cerkno)3,081ft
Lowest Trail2,953ft
Max Vertical1,204ft

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 Idrija, 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 11 miles 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.