Horehronie is a region on the upper reaches of the Hron River and includs districts Banská Bystrica and Brezno. Only 20 km north of Brezno you can find the largest ski resort in the region and Slovakia - Jasna Nízke Tatry. Two other ski resorts, Mýto pod Ďumbierom and Králiky, are equipped with lifts, other ski resorts have other lifts. Attractive slopes for advanced skiers you can find in Šachtičky and Telgárt.
Interesting is the first ski museum in Slovakia, which is located in Podkonice and winter is open every day after 16:00 (after telephone order in advance).