It snowed, ski centers came to life: Ski fans also laughed with snow. The facilities in Palandöken, Uludağ, Erciyes, Kartalkaya and Sarıkamış are ready for the season.
The best part of winter is undoubtedly the snow. When it rains, it creates an epic atmosphere. Of course, the most popular are ski lovers. Uludag, Turkey is undoubtedly the most popular winter sports center. The appropriate time for skiing lasts until March 20. It receives about three meters of snowfall under normal winter conditions. Currently, the snow thickness is 50 inches. Uludağ has a bed capacity of over 3 thousand. As it is close to Istanbul and there are many hotels, it is ideal for weekend holidays as well as long holidays. There are 15 mechanical systems in the hotels area, including eight chair lifts and seven lifts. Here you can ski, ride the sled and snow engine and enjoy the snow. There are many activities to do in Uludağ besides skiing. After spending energy on the track all day, you can throw yourself in the spa of one of the hotels to relax your muscles and relax your soul. After the hammam, pool and sauna, spend time by the fireplace. For dining, you can choose cafes and terraces in the first district. The restaurants of the hotels are also very ambitious. This place is famous for its sausage and bread. The night continues at the entertainment clubs.
KARTALKAYA FOR SNOWBOARD
Kartalkaya, which is a ski center located on the Köroğlu Mountains within the borders of Bolu, is especially popular among snowboarders thanks to its season that can last until April and off-piste facilities. The ski area is at an altitude of 1850 - 2200 meters. The most favorable conditions for winter sports last until March 20. Under normal winter conditions, three meters of snow are seen. Currently, the snow thickness is 50 inches. It has powder snow properties at the beginning of the season and wet snow at the end of the season. The center also has a total of 11 mechanical systems, including two chair lifts, six teleskies and three baby lifts. Ski, sled and snowboard rental services are also provided in Kartalkaya. 2 thousand meters high hotels are ideal for recreation and entertainment. You can reach Kartalkaya, which is famous for its fascinating wife, delicious food and entertainment from the hands of Bolulu masters, from Istanbul and Ankara to your car within hours. Here you can also enjoy the view decorated with pine trees. The peak at about 2200 meters is rocky and covered with alpine meadows. Erciyes, connected to Kayseri, is the highest mountain in Central Anatolia with its peak reaching 3916 meters. It also has the most secure Turkey's ski slopes. In Erciyes, where snow is not complete in winter, the total length of the tracks is 12 km. This place is also ideal for snowboarders. Erciyes, famous for its soft snow, has three baby lifts, three teleskies and eight lifts, two of which are emeralds. Erciyes Ski Center, housed within Turkey's largest resort. The slopes of the runways in these facilities, which were established between 1800 and 3 thousand meters, vary between 10 and 30 percent. The most ideal time in Erciyes, which is open for ski season between 15 November and 1 May, is February and March.
NIGHT SKI IN PALANDOKEN
It is only 18 km away from Erzurum Airport, which is reached by a single plane connection to centers such as Palandöken Mountains, Istanbul, Ankara. Ski resort for six months without snow; It attracts great attention thanks to its snow quality, quantity and long tracks that extend for kilometers. Palandöken ski center is 3 thousand 167 meters above sea level. It gets two or three meters of snowfall under normal winter conditions. Skiing on powder snow throughout the season. The season continues until May 10. It has 4 and 5 star accommodation facilities, a ski house, daily facilities and restaurants. The longest track of the center is 12 kilometers. In the center, there are five ski lifts, a teleski, two baby lifts and a gondola lift. Approximately 5 thousand people have the opportunity to ski at the same time. Skiing can be done at night as lighting is done in Palandöken. Sarıkamış is an extremely important ski center in terms of snow quality. It has a magnificent natural beauty with its five-stage track of 12 kilometers and Cıbıltepe with an altitude of 2500 meters. Cıbıltepe's snow type is the type of crystal snow that is found only in the Alps. The ski area is located in the scotch pine forests at an altitude of 2100 -2634 meters. Snowy areas with a thickness of 1.5 meters under normal winter conditions are very suitable for skiing. Sarıkamış and its surroundings have favorable conditions for Alpine and northern discipline and touring activities. There are many accommodation in the center, two of which are state guest houses. In addition, two ski lifts and 1 teleski facility serve.