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Erciyes Ski Resort Guide

Erciyes, Turkey

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

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

Erciyes 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 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.

Erciyes Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Erciyes?

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

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Snow Forecast by day for Erciyes

Ski Area Stats

Erciyes Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Erciyes
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Erciyes Altitudes

Erciyes Ski Area Height

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

Erciyes Rated

Ratings for Erciyes
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Erciyes Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Erciyes is 6km long.

Location and Map

Where is Erciyes?

Erciyes is in Melikgazi, Kayseri, Turkey.

Map of Erciyes

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How to get to Erciyes


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Erciyes Season Dates

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.

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.