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Erciyes Ski Resort Guide

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Erciyes, Turkey

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Erciyes Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates and Beginners.
Highest Lift2,774m9,101ft
Resort Height2,215m7,267ft
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Erciyes at a glance

Located on Mount Erciyes, an extinct volcano and the highest peak in Central Anatolia, there were originally two lodges sleeping up to 285 but there has been large scale lift development including two gondolas and more than a dozen quad and six seater chairlifts since 2010. The overnight temperature drop at this high altitude creates very good snow conditions for the latitude. Heliskiing and year round glacier skiing with the local mountain peaking at 3916m. Plans are to extend the ski area to 160km of runs.

 When will it snow in Erciyes?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Erciyes.

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Erciyes Facts, Stats and Ratings

Erciyes Rated

Ratings for Erciyes
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Erciyes?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Erciyes
Highest Lift2,774m9,101ft
Lowest Piste2,215m7,267ft
Resort Altitude (Erciyes)2,215m7,267ft
Max Vertical559m1,834ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Erciyes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Erciyes
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Erciyes Summary

The Turkish Ski Resort of Erciyes has direct access to 11 marked pistes, served by a total of 5 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,215m7,267ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,774m9,101ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Erciyes is 6km4 miles long.

 Skiing in Erciyes

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

 Snowboarding in Erciyes

Erciyes offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Erciyes.

When is Erciyes open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Erciyes.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Erciyes.

Ski Lift Capacity

The five ski lifts of Erciyes are able to uplift 5,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Erciyes?

Erciyes is in Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey.


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