Located on the northern slopes of the Palandoken Mountain in the Eastern Anatolia Region, southwest of the town of Erzurum. The distance between the center and Erzurum is 5 km and takes 10 minutes by car. The nearest airport is 20 minutes away.

Palandoken, Erzurum

The duration of the skiing season is 150 days a year. The altitude in the skiing area of Palandoken is 2200-3176 m and the most suitable skiing conditions are between 10 December and 10 May The average snow fall is 2- 3 m in normal winter conditions. Due to the climate, the quality of the snow is “powdery” all through the season.

Palandoken, Erzurum

Palandoken Ski Center is equipped with 3 chairlifts, 1T bar and a telecabin (3 km). Qualified skiing instructors and equipment for hire are available. The center has first aid facilities and a rural clinic. The slopes and mechanical equipment are under surveillance of experts. Accommodations can be booked directly.

Note: In foggy conditions it is essential not to wander outside the marked slopes.

Palandoken, Erzurum


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