Sarıkamış Ski Center

Sarıkamış Ski Center is located in the Southeast of Sarıkamış district centre. The centre, which is 2034 m hgh, is on Çamurlu Mountain 55 km far away from Kars. Cıbıltepe, which has a 12 km long and 5-staged ski-run, is 2500 km high and has a wonderful natural beauty. Being coated with crystal snow, makes Cıbıltepe much more attractive fort the skiers.

Transportation

Sarıkamış Ski Center is 50 km way from Kars airport. It is possible to get the skiing complex from the airport by bus. It is possible to get the skiing complex from the city centre by private vehicles.

Geography

The ski-run is between 2100–2634 m high and is located within the yellow pine forests. Snow, which is about 1,5 m high in normal winter conditions, is very suitable for skiing and has the property of crystal snow which is only found in Alps. The best time for skiing in Sarıkamış is from 20th of December to 20th March. Continental climate is dominant in the region. The wind usually blows in South-West direction. Sarıkamış and its surrounding have very suitable conditions for Alp discipline, North discipline and Tour Skiing activities.

Mechanical Complexes and Ski-runs

It is possible to provide skiing tutor and skiing equipment in the complexes. There are first aid, security and health services. In Sarıkamış Ski Center there are 2 chairlifts and 1 chairlift complex. Besides, in Sarıkamış, Cıbıltepe, Ministry of Tourism built 2 chairlifts which have 4 chairs.

 
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