Ski Tours, Freeride & Backcountry
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| Don’t miss the chance to ski at Shymbulak Ski Resort, famous for its mild climate, large quantity of sunny days, steady snow and the magnificent surrounding views!
The tour is available daily from December to March:
09:00 - pickup time on business days
08:00 - pickup time on weekends and public holidays in 2019-2020 on December 2, 16, 17 / January 1, 2, 3, 7 / March 9, 23, 24, 25. Please note, that long queues are expected on these days due to high attendance of the resort.
After hotel pickup, you will be taken to Medeo Gorge (1690 meters above sea level), where you will take a cable car to Shymbulak ski resort area. Having ridden about 20-25 minutes above magnificent fur-trees up to the altitude of 2260 meters above sea level, you will get to the 1st level of ski resort, occupied by fancy restaurants, ski & snowboarding school and mountain hotel.
You will be provided a day ski-pass with access to all slopes to enjoy skiing from 9:00am till 5:00pm.
Shymbulak has its own special atmosphere. There you can see the skiers who like ironed track as well as the snowboarders who prefer extreme downhills with breathtaking jumps and turns. On sunny days Shymbulak gathers together thousands of visitors. On chairlifts you can reach Talgar Pass (3163 meters above sea level). Only professional skiers climb here since the descent from the pass is too steep. Ski slopes of Shymbulak are certified by International Ski Federation (FIS) and its downhill and giant slalom tracks are listed among the top ten toughest trails in the world.
• Plateau Length – 3800 meters,
• Width – from 100 to 600 meters,
• Ski Zone – 2260-3163 meters,
• Difference in Height – 943 meters,
• Average Slope – 12-28 degrees,
• Maximum Slope – 45 degrees.
Available services: cableway, hotel, ski school, rental and repair of ski equipment, sport goods store, restaurants, bars, children playground, entertainment and competitions for children.