SKIING IN ELATOCHORI

The ski resort of Elatochori is located at “Papa Chorafi” on the boundaries of the Prefectures of Pieria, Imathia and Kozani. Its base is at an altitude of 1400 m and it extends upwards to 1700m, where you will find the first lift at “Litharistou”. It is in the process of expanding to reach “Thoma-Rachi” at an altitude of 2054 m. it is 36 km from Katerini and 8 km from Elatochori.. It has been in operation since 2000 and has a 1287m long two seater cable lift which can accommodate 1200 people an hour as well as a 130 m long nursery lift with a capacity of 600 people an hour.The main piste, 1500 m in length, is red standard and the 2000m bowl shaped nursery slopes (15% inclination) and the beginners piste (250 m) are green standard. There is a shop which provides all the necessary ski equipment for hire. The company is planning to expand the parking space, build a chalet and set up a ski school in the near future. In the longer term the company is planning to construct a 1500 m lift as an extension of the existing one, ending at”Saltapida” at a height of 1990