Skiing on the Rila Lakes
Ski and snowboard Rila Lakes
Ski / Snowboard Training
Working time: from 9:00 to 16:30
* weekdays by prior arrangement.
|Lesson||Price (per person for 60 min. lesson)|
|Individual lesson||60 BGN|
|Group lesson 2-4 people||55 BGN|
|Group lesson over 4 people||50 BGN|
|*Discounts for groups and more hours!
*Prices are per person in BGN and do not include lift pass and equipment.
|EQUIPMENT RENTAL PRICES|
|Skis, shoes and cheeks||20 BGN/day||Cheeks||5 BGN|
|Snowboard and shoes||20 BGN/day||Snowshoes||15 BGN|
|Ski||15 BGN||Shaynee||5 BGN|
|Snowboard||10 BGN||Helmet||5 BGN|
|Ski/Snowboard Shoes||10 BGN||Riding mask||5 BGN|
You can find us next to the ticket office at the starting station of the Rila Lakes lift.
Opening hours: every day from 9:00h to 16:30h, on weekdays on prior request.
Why choose us
Frequently Asked Questions
Reservations can be made online from this page, by phone or at the ski school.
We have no requirements for a prior level of skiing. Our instructors are experienced in working with beginners, toddlers and intermediates. Regardless of your experience, you will find the right lessons for you. No prior physical training is required!
If you have your own equipment that is suitable for you you can of course use it. If you don’t have skis, ski boots, poles and a helmet, you can rent one from our ski wardrobe. We can also assist with outfitting you with a goggle, jacket, gloves, mask, helmet.
The duration of ski lessons depends on your choice. A typical lesson is 1 hour, but can be adapted to your needs. Group lessons also usually last around 1-2 hours. Your instructors will guide you, teach you and provide valuable tips to advance your skiing skills.
When booking a ski/snowboard lesson, it includes instruction with an instructor. If equipment, extra equipment, lift card is needed you need to inform us additionally.
Your instructor will be waiting for you in the Advencher Net ski resort next to the ticket office at the Rilski jezera lift station.
We recommend preparing the day before so you don’t rush in the morning. Depending on where you will be staying overnight you should allow more time if you are driving.
If you are a beginner you do not need to buy a card. The lesson will be held on the plaza in front of the locker room and you can use the escalator type walkway for free.
Accident insurance is not included in the lesson price. You only have one when you purchase a lift pass.
- Eye protection – sunglasses or ski goggles
- Nice and warm gloves
- Good socks – a well-fitting pair of wool or synthetic wool socks, not too thick.
- Waterproof jackets and trousers will keep you warmer and more comfortable.
- Water – it’s important to stay hydrated at the high and dry altitude.
- Food – something small that will fit in your pocket to keep your energy up.
- Sunscreen – the sun’s rays and their reflection off the snow are very strong at this altitude.
We require a minimum of 6 years for group lessons and a minimum of 3 years for individual lessons.
We give you our barn in the best possible condition and expect you to take care of it. If by any chance you damage or lose it, we will expect you to reimburse us for the value of the loss or damage.
You can change and cancel your reservation up to 3 days before the start date. After this period, changes are not possible, and cancellations and no-shows are subject to the full amount and no refund of the deposit.
Of course you can replace the rented equipment at any time. Please note that when booking a lesson to change it is necessary to contact us in advance to arrange a teacher.
If you think this experience is right for you, be sure to book now!
Ski area map
Rila Lakes offers several ski slopes where you can combine snow sports, the beauty of the mountains and training and fun opportunities for all levels of skiers and snowboarders.
If you’re new to skiing or snowboarding, don’t worry. The resort offers terrain suitable for learning with an escalator-type trail for beginners and children, and our instructors are available for lessons.
For intermediate skiers and snowboarders, there is a bowl run and ski road to the chalet that provide a challenge and fun.
Attractive and challenging areas for free ride.
Contact us for more information.
Livestream from Rila Lakes ski area
Meet our instructors
Lyuba Yanchulova - Bubeto
Hristiana Stancheva - Annie
Ivan Stoyanov - Eagle
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Skiing and snowboarding are one of the best ways to have fun during the winter months of the year. Apart from being enjoyable and relaxing, this activity also brings a lot of benefits and advantages for a person's physical and mental state.