Sarkankalns offers downhill skiing in the winter season, depending on the weather, while in the summer season it is a great place for exploratory walks and trail runs. Public events and social activities aimed at strengthening the Latgalian environment take place in Sarkankalns.
In the winter season, 2 lifts operate on the mountain (the big "pill" lift and the small "rope" lift) and several tracks are available on the flat and steep slopes, including the "sled slope", so the place is suitable for skiers, snowboarders and other winter activities of different ages and skill levels. loved ones. Ski rental reservation by phone +371 27720807, more details our facebook.com/sarkankalns
Working hours of the ski slope:
- Saturdays – 10:00 – 18:00
- Sundays – 10:00 – 18:00
Sarkaņkalns is the highest hill in the territory of the nature park "Lake Adamova" (also Odumova, Latg. Odumovys azars). The 55.7 m high peak of Sarkaņkalns is located 203.5 m above sea level. From the top of Sarkaņkalns there is an exceptionally far-reaching view to the southeast, south and southwest, and from here with the naked eye you can see about 35 km away the Great Linden Mountains (Lielais Liepu kalns) and Mākoņkalns (Cloud Mountains) in the territory of the Rāzna National Park. A little further to the north, behind these two hills, at a distance of 1.3 km from the northern shore of the lake, there is the forested Škūru hill with a peak of 214.3 m above sea level. in height, which is the highest mountain in the entire vicinity of Rēzekne municipality.
Sarkaņkalns is one of the most convenient places from which to observe the landscape of the nature park and the splendor of nature at any time of the year. A log pub building built at the end of the 19th century, successfully adapted to modern needs, is located here. The territory of Sarkaņkalns is rich in large granite boulders, including one in front of the building. It was lifted out of the ground during the improvement of the territory and has caused many reflections on its location on such a high hill. In ancient times, ancestors considered large stones, trees, springs and streams as sacred. In ancient times, the mountain could also serve as a holy place, a place for celebrating rites, a place of refuge or an important gathering place for local tribes. Two ski lifts have been installed next to the building, which give visitors the opportunity to enjoy active winter pleasures.