Bjelašnica is a mountain in central Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is found directly to the southwest of Sarajevo, bordering Mt. Igman. Bjelašnica’s tallest peak, by which the whole mountain group got its name, rises to an elevation of 2067 meters (6782 feet). Only at 20 minutes distance of Sarajevo, it is a popular tourist attraction for hiking and skiing.
Winter season on Bjelašnica start from November to May, forms snow drifts of a couple of meters in height which are a particular challenge for winter sports lovers. The trails are very beautiful and wide, flattened and long enough. For the transportation of skiers to the top, two saucers are available, two anchors and one triple seat that travels 12 minutes to the top of the mountain. There are trails for every profile – beginner’s blue, pulled up by anchors and saucers, and serious Olympic black and red, pulled up by the triple seat installed after the war.
You can advance to the top of the mountain by saucers. Apart from good conditions for day skiing, Bjelašnica has spotlights for night skiing recreation so that night skiing lovers can use this well-equipped trail. The trail has a moderate slant, 750 meters of length and is completely well. If you do not own your own equipment, you can rent it on Bjelašnica. Skies and equipment are mostly newer. Apart from skies, it is also possible to rent sleds and snowboards (services, ski equipment/services).