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Ski jump - Zadov-Churanov, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 03.680 E 013° 37.778
33U E 399892 N 5435179
Quick Description: A former ski jump and close look-out tower now :-(
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/31/2013 12:52:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMJCW5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 21

Long Description:
Zadov village was connected with the development of glass industry in the 18th century. Churánov peak (1.118 m)is now especially as the centre of winter sports and there is a meteorological station and look-out tower at the top.

In close proximity to the meteorological station there is a cross-country skiing area with maintained cross-country skiing tracks from 2 - 15 km. In Churánov there are also several skiing slopes with ski lifts and one funicular which ends directly under the peak. The slopes are suitable for both beginners and experienced skiers. In summer the region is ideal for hikers, cyclists (there are numerous cycling and hiking trails of various difficulty levels), mushroom-pickers and blueberry-pickers. There is a 7 km long educational trail along the peak which introduces tourists the most interesting parts of this region.

The last ski race took place in 1996, then the ski jump served for a short time as a look-out tower, now close to public.
Active: no

Height of the ski jump (feet): 105

K-point (critical point): K-88

Date constructed: 1/1/1978

Public access: yes

Website: [Web Link]

Hillsize-point: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please take a picture of you at the site and/or a nice picture of the ski jump. Maybe at the foot or at the top of the ski jumping hill.
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