Resorts in Turkey: Kartepe y Güneykaya

Continuing the theme of skiing in Turkey , discuss other 2 major ski resorts in the country; Kartepe y Güneykaya










Every day this center va gaining momentum, both because of its proximity to Istanbul as its natural setting.

A 115 km Istanbul, surrounded by forest, incomparable scenery and lakeside Sapanca this ski resort is.

This natural setting makes it a popular place all year. In summer, sailing and swimming; winter ski and snowboard.

The area is very ready to welcome visitors. Hotels 5*, hoteles shop, farmhouses, picnic areas, Restaurants,…

There is usually snow between late December and late February. The snow depth is between 80-200 cm.

The length of the tracks goes 400 to 3500 m.

Tracks that has:

– Green (easy): 1 ski resort Kartepe

– Blue (easy): 4

– Rojas (high average): 5

– Black (very difficult) : 2

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A 45 from the center of Ağrı , Eleskirt in the region of the ski center is Güneykaya.

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Here the most difficult tracks in the country are. At this station are the 80% of slopes steeper. Only possesses average slopes and very high difficulty.

Snow thickness between 1 and 2 m.

You may find snow from December to April.

In the ski resort is a hotel and 2 Restaurants, 1 Ski club, 1600 meters from ski lift, a playground. Lift capacity is 1200 people / hour.


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