Long dry summers are always followed by cold and sown filled winters. The cold and powdery sleet decorates the slopes of Troodos Mountains in the months of December till February. Dense pine forests dressed in white stretch across the wonder filled eyes of the visitor. Whether it’s the joy of snowball fighting or the adventure of Winter sports, the Troodos mountains has it all. At the top of the mountains find the Skiing Centre in Cyprus and descend the slopes.
The skiing slopes operate from the beginning of January till the end of March, on the slopes of Mount Olympos, the highest point of the island (1951 meters). Mount Olympus is only 2km, from Troodos Hill resort, 12 km from Platres hill resort, and about an hour’s drive from the seaside town of Lemesos (limassol) and Lefkosia (Nicosia) the capital of Cyprus .
The Cyprus ski club operates four ski lifts at the Troodos ski centre:
a)A chairlift at the FIS homologated Zeus (380 metres)
b) A 350m T-bar type ski –lift on the Hera slope
c)A 150M T –bar ski-lifts ,located on Sun Valley leading to the Aphrodite slope
d) A 150 m T-bar ski-lifts on Sun Valley leading to the Herme slope.