Let's find out about Seli, the first organized ski center in Greece. It's located on the border of Kato Seli or Kato Vermio. It's a beautiful village in the regional unit of Imathia. It's one of the highest villages in Greece, with an altitude of 1450 m/4756 ft. The ski center has begun operating since 1934 and the same year the first Panhellenic race of skiing was held on the spot.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snowboarding in Sulayr Superpark, Granada, Andalusia Spain
From there, up the hill starts the Loma de Dilar track. You can reach it either by foot from Borreguiles or by using the Jara chairlift from Pradollano and then the Monachil chairlift to the start of the track. Halfway the Loma de Dilar track, you will pass the Sulayr Superpark on your right and Loma de Dilar on your left. Other tracks driving you to Sulayr Superpark are the Poniente and the Penon de Dilar tracks. In the area, there have been held a lot of Finals in the past, like the Freestyle and snowboard Super Finals.
Since the setup of the Sulayr Superpark, it has been a worldwide spot destination for freestyle sports with the biggest permanent half pipe in Spain. One of the best installations in Europe, the spot provides with parallel slalom, slope style, snowboard cross track, and the huge halfpipe (165 m/541 ft long, 6 m/19 ft high, three jumps on each side, 32.5 % incline, with major competitions ISF standards).
For the beginner blue painted tracks, there are two 5 m/16 ft snow ramps, 3 and 6 m/9 and 19 ft flat boxes, a 3 m/9 ft flat curved down up down box, a 4 m/13 ft pipe and 6 m/19 ft up flat down box. The intermediate and advanced track consists of three natural ramps offering: 10 and 6 m/32 and 19 ft parallel ramp jumps, 6 and 14 m/19 and 45 ft jumps, and the third with 6, 4 and 2 m/19, 13 and 6 ft.
There are also artificial installations offering: two parallel structures ( a flat and an up flat down of 6 m/19 ft), a 6 m/19 ft pipe bomb with a flat down box and a highly challenging vertical box. With plenty of training schools, clubs and teams, it’s the perfect meeting point for the advanced or beginner snowboarders. There are a lot of shops to buy, repair or even rent your equipment. Nearby there is the Montebajo restaurant.