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Мartinovi Baraki Еxpress

22 October 2018

The first mountain resort on the Balkans is busy with the preparation for winter season and the good news can’t wait. New six-pack high speed lift Martinovi Baraki Express awaits all ski fans for season 18/19

The new lift replaces the old 4-seater on the existing line with new technology, significant increase in capacity and speed. The new lift will be taking up to 3,000 people per hour – more than two times more than before and the riding time will take only 3.5 minutes – more than two time faster than before.

Along with speed and capacity, one of the major advantages of the new Martinovi Baraki Express is the innovative Direct Drive technology. The system offers increased reliability, lowered noise and vibration levels, environmental sustainability and lowered maintenance costs.

Unbeatable comfort is another benefit of the new lift. The seats have individual support for the feet, that will increase the safety for the children. The new seats are also very wide with high backrests comfortable and very stylish.   

The manufacturing company - LEITNER ROPEWAYS is one of the leading companies in the production of rope installations in the world. With more than 130 years of expertise, the company is perceived as a symbol of high-tech and functional products, modern design and sustainable development in mountain resorts all around the globe.

The lift Martinovi Baraki Express is one of the key lifts in the resort and during the winter season transports thousands of people every day. The lift connects the learning center in front of Hotel Rila with the blue ski run “Martinovi baraki 1”, the red ones “Martinovi baraki 2 & 3” and the black ones “Martinovi baraka 4” and “Cherveno zname” and also the terrain park “Snow Park Borosport”. The lift operates for the popular night skiing in Borovets.

The investment costs 12 million Bulgarian levs and is part of the long-term master plan of “Borosport” Jsc. to improve the ski area in Borovets and demonstrates the concessioner’s ambition to develop the Bulgarian winter sports to world class excellence.

The project is part of the resort’s 5-year strategy that includes reconstructions of the gondola lift “Yastrebets” and the technical snow area enlargement to 85% of the ski runs.