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Erciyes

Erciyes Ski Resort Guide

Erciyes, Turkey

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners and Snowfall!
Highest Lift2,774m
Resort Height2,215m
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Erciyes

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.

Summary

The Turkish ski resort of Erciyes is at an altitude of 2,215m.

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

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

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Erciyes?

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

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Ski Area Stats

Erciyes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 5 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
11
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
12
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
5

Altitudes

Erciyes Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,774m
Lowest Piste2,215m
Resort Altitude (Erciyes)2,215m
Max Vertical559m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Erciyes
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Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
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Erciyes Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Erciyes is 6km long.

Location and Map

Where is Erciyes?

This ski resort is in Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

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

Season Dates

When is Erciyes open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Erciyes, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Erciyes Tourist Office for the latest.

Erciyes