Krkonose Mountains
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Czech Republic: Skiing the Krkonose Mountains

Krkonose Mountains
The Krkonose Mountains in the Czech Republic are an ideal alternative to the Alps: affordable and hospitable to families with first-time snowboarders or skiers. (Clare Fleishman, Special to the Los Angeles Times)
Krkonose Mountains
St. Wenceslas Church, an original wooden chapel that boasts a glass altar from the early 19th century, stands in the village of Harrachov. (Clare Fleishman, Special to the Los Angeles Times)
Krkonose Mountains
Snowboarders like Hannah Fleishman learn the moves in the Krkonose Mountains. Skiers and snowboarders work up to the Certova Hora, or Devil’s Mountain, which stands at 3,375 feet above sea level. (Clare Fleishman, Special to the Los Angeles Times)
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