Weekend Density at Kartepe Ski Center: The occupancy rate in Kartepe, the summit of the Samanlı Mountains at 1640 altitude, reached 100 percent. Kartepe, which is an hour away from Istanbul, is the favorite of ski lovers. Kartepe Ski Center, where Sapanca Lake and Izmit Bay can be watched simultaneously, offers its visitors a unique view. Due to the holidaymakers flocking to the region for the weekend holidays, the hotel, which has 250 rooms, 50 of which are standard and 300 of which are apart, is completely filled. It was learned that the thickness of snow in the center was measured 1 meter 40 centimeters.