Bukovel Live Cam, Ukraine – Ski resort

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Bukovel Ski resort Live webcam
Ski resort live webcam in Bukovel, Ukraine.

Bukovel is a ski resort in the Ivano-Frankivsk region (110 km from the region center.). Located near the village of Polanica at an altitude 850-1372 meters above sea level.

The resort has 16 lifts functioning (Doppelmayr and LEITNER) and infrastructure (hotels, multi-storey car park, restaurant). On five mountains (Dovga, Bukovel, Bulchinoha, Babin Pohar, Black Kleva) is located in a total of about 60 km of slopes (blue, red and black), on all routes have snow cannons, several tracks are equipped with stationary lighting.

The resort was pioneered in 2000 by a joint venture of Scorzonera Ltd. and Horizont AL as an all-year-round tourist and recreational complex. The research for potential ski fields and cableways of the first stage was conducted in cooperation with Plan-Alp, Austria, and Ecosign, Canada, who also finalized the master plan for the resort. By late 2001, a first 691-meter ski lift was launched at the Northern slope of Mountain Bukovel along with the projected chairlift ropeway at the Bukovel’s north-western slope. The project was finished in Sept.-Oct. 2002 as a 1000-metre ropeway.

In 2003 a second slope, 2A ski run with a chairlift was introduced, and in 2004 a 7A ski run with a surface lift started its operation. With mere 48,000 visitors in 2003, Bukovel welcomed 206,000 tourists in 2005-2006, 400,000 in 2006-2007 and 850,000 visitors in 2008-2009. The 2010-2011 winter season recorded 1,200,000 day visits with foreigners amounting to 8-10% of all visitors. In 2012 the Bukovel was named the fastest-growing ski resort worldwide.

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