Ski Touring In Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan has a range of big and completely virgin mountains: the Tien Shan mountains in the Almaty region and the Altai mountains in the East Kazakhstan region. Different areas for ski touring (forests, alpine zone, glaciers), various accommodation options (in city hotels or in huts and ethnic Kazakh yurts in the mountains), and a small number of other riders on the slopes will make your Kazakhstan ski-touring trip unique and unforgettable.

The ski touring season in Kazakhstan lasts 8 months. And includes 2 large periods: ski touring in the forest zone from late November to March; and backcountry on glaciers and four-thousandths peaks from April to June. At you will find information about locations and spots for ski touring and splitboarding, professional mountain and ski guides working in the region.

Popular Ski Tours The most popular ski touring trips in Kazakhstan


Tuyuksu Glacier Skitour

Unique backcountry ski touring in the Tuyuk-Su gorge, freeriding from the 4000-m...

6 days 5 nights

from € 450

Ski touring in Ridder Area

The small mining town of Ridder is located in the Altai Mountains....

5 days 4 nights


Ketmen Ridge Ski Touring

Would you like to experience a unique hut based ski touring adventure...

5 days 4 nights

from € 490

Turgen Yurt Ski Touring

Forest skiing, nice ski touring terrain, remote area, no people, a lot...

3 days 2 nights

from € 240

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Professional guides

Local guides know the mountains perfectly and ensure the safety of clients on ski-touring routes.

Custom tours

We will be happy to organize a special ski-touring trip on the dates of your visit...

Best locations

Different slopes and good snow conditions for ski touring and freeriding in Kazakhstan.

Multiday Ski Tours Multi-day ski touring trips with accommodation in mountain huts and yurts


Cosmo Skitouring Adventure

Enjoy a ‘space’ freeride ski touring adventure in the vicinity of ​​the...

3 days 2 nights

from € 250

Talgar Pass Backcountry

Three full days of backcountry with accommodation on the Talgar Pass (3163...

3 days 2 nights

from € 230

Altai Ski Touring

5 days ski touring trip in the snowiest mountain region of Kazakhstan....

5 days 4 nights

from € 320

One-Day Ski Tours Ski touring trips of one day with departure and return to Almaty


Medeu Couloir Freeride

Great spot for winter ski touring and freeriding near Almaty. Wide fields...

6 hours


Sovietov Peak Ski Touring

A beautiful peak of the correct pyramidal shape, which is visible from...

1 days 1 nights


Tourist Peak Ski Touring

One of the most popular places for spring backcountry near Almaty. Tourist...

8 hours

Ski-touring guides Professional mountain and ski touring guides

Sergey Brodskiy

KMGA-qualified mountain guide. Member of the Kazakhstan mountaineering team.

Oleg Shkutin

Ski Patroler, KMGA-guide aspirant, professional alpine skier.

Igor Podgurskiy

Backcountry and heliski guide. Member of

Darya Ponomareva

Outdoor and backcountry guide. KMGA-student.

Evgeniy Degtyarev

Backcountry guide. Ski-Patroller / AV Safety specialist.

Alex Zadneprovskiy

Outdoor and backcountry guide. KMGA-student.