Winter activities

Types of winter activities

11.5 km of ski slopes

The Velký Javor ski resort (Grosser Arber) is undoubtedly one of the most popular family ski resorts in the vicinity of the Šumava OREA Resort Horizont. Thanks to its location, it gives skiers a taste of the Alpine atmosphere just 10 minutes from the Czech border. Not only the highest mountain of the Bavarian Forest, but also the Špičák Ski Resort welcomes all winter sports fans every year.

Running tracks from short to long

Lovers of cross-country skiing will appreciate several cross-country skiing trails near our resort - from short, which are from 3 km, to long ones of up to 28 km. The trails are regularly groomed for a perfect skiing experience.

Ski school

No professional has fallen from the sky and that is why you can choose from several ski schools in the surroundings of the Horal resort. These offer courses not only for children but also for adults. So if you or your children are just starting out in winter sports or just want to improve your skills to perfection, you can entrust yourself to the hands of experts who will be happy to help you.

From skis to snowshoes

Are you going to the slopes and lack the necessary equipment? Or did you miss a regular service on your skis or snowboard before you left? Don't despair. Near our OREA Resort Horizont in Šumava there is a ski equipment rental right in the ski resort Špičák. You can also rent a sledge or snowshoes there. You can also rent equipment for the slopes at the rental shop on Grosser Arber.