Davraz Ski Center in 15 years after an early season opening 22-kilometer runway length of Turkey's major ski centers Davraz 15 years later in the season, as a result of reaching a snow depth of up to 1 meter opened earlier than in previous years - Isparta Culture and Tourism Director Sword : - “Ski season started early this year. We opened the season in January last year. This year, the weather and the snow very good "- Turkey Ski Federation Board Member Başyiğit: -" Winter came early this year, the first time in 15 years, laughed our faces. I've been on the mountain since 1998, it's the first time we start this early "
Turkey's 15 years in the major ski resorts Davraz after experiencing the joy of the first time early in the season opening. In the hotels area of Davraz Ski Center, the snow thickness reached 30 centimeters and 1 meter in the upper track areas.
The runway in the hotels area was opened on three tracks of the center where skiing at an altitude of 4 with 2635 mechanical facilities in Davraz. It is stated that other tracks will open until the end of the week.
Isparta Culture and Tourism Director Abdullah Kılıç told Anadolu Agency (AA) that the quality of snow in Davraz is what ski lovers seek.
“This year the ski season started early. We opened the season in January last year. This year, the weather and snow are very good ”Kılıç said, adding that the snow in powder form is what ski lovers seek.
Expressing that Davraz is preferred due to the convenience of transportation by air and road, Kılıç said, “There are red, black and blue runways that appeal to both professionals and amateurs. "People can come for a day and find both holiday and skiing opportunities thanks to the accommodation facilities," he said.
Kılıç emphasized that Davraz, which attracts attention with its 22-kilometer track length, hosts more ski lovers every year, and stated that 200 thousand ski lovers came to the center last year and that they expect an increase of 20 percent this year.
- "Winter has come early, for the first time in 15 years we laughed"
Ski Federation Board Member and ski instructor Kubilay Oktay Başyiğit said, “Winter came early this year, for the first time in 15 years we had a smile. I've been on the mountain since 1998, it's the first time we start this early. We are happy to host skiers at Davraz ”.
Isparta Tourism Association President and Provincial Council Member Fevzi Özdemir also noted that Davraz is an important ski resort in the Mediterranean.
- Snow depth is over 1 meter on high slopes
Özdemir, who pointed out that they can ski despite the first snow of the season, said:
“It is such a beautiful snow that ski lovers love and we call dry quality. The snow thickness is 30 centimeters in the hotel area and over 1 meter on the high slopes. We will open the high runways until the end of the week. We are ready as a facility. We expect everyone to ski. "
Ömer Tetik, a ski instructor in Davraz, said that when the snowfall started, hundreds of people called themselves on the phone.
Explaining that they were working to open the season as soon as possible, Tetik said, “Even before we came to the facility, skiers came. There is a lot of demand. As far as I know none of Erciyes in Turkey outside the center, which opens the ski season. "We have achieved this advantage even though we are in the Mediterranean zone."