Great spot for winter ski touring and freeriding near Almaty. Wide fields and good slope.
From the top you can see a fantastic view of the mountains, the city and the Shymbulak ski resort.
Ascent: about 4-5 hours.
Altitude difference: 900 meters.
Route difficulty: medium.
Starting point: Medeo skating rink.
December, January, February.
€100 per person for a group of 1
€60 per person for a group of 2
€50 per person for a group of 3
€40 per person for a group of 4
If necessary, we can arrange a special transfer from the city, or you can get to the starting point by city bus or taxi. Please contact us.
Skis with ski-touring bindings or splitboard/snowshoes
Ski/snowboard boots(for skiers with system of switching to walking mode)
Avalanche equipment(shovel, probe and transceiver)
Backpack of volume at least 30+ liters with ski/snowboard fixation
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Thermos with tea, water tank or camelback
Snacks(bars, muesli, special mount nutrition)
- Luggage transfer during the trip
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Professional guide
- Transport during the trip
Start of ascent from Medeo ice rink. Skitouring to a ridge. Snack. Descent down.
- Pricefrom € 40
- Departure CityAlmaty
- Durations 6 hours
- LanguagesEnglish, Russian
5 days 4 nights
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