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Karakol Ski Base

Heliski in Karakol

Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights. 
Best Season: February, March, April
Group Size:  more than 10 persons
Trip Features: adventure, extreme, skiing, helicopter flights, mountains.
General information
Karakol Ski Base

Mountain base is located in Kirgizstan, 400 km from Bishkek and 7 km from Karakol town on the Tyan-Shan mountainside. The region has mild climate grace to the Issik-Kul non-frozing lake. An average temperature in winter is -0 -10C. Ski season lasts from November till May.
The base is situated in the forest, 2300 meters above sea level. The mountain base possesses:
  • Hotel rooms
  • Chalets
  • Restaurant, night bar 
  • Billiard, table-tennis
  • Sauna
  • Conference-room
  • Helipad
  • 4 chairlifts (with highest point of 3040 meters)
  • Wi-Fi
Resort description
Resort has more than 20 km of trails which can satisfy both professional rider and beginner. Ski area features wide spacious descents both on country side and specially prepared slopes. The length of descent can vary from 400 meters to 3,5 km; most trails lay over the coniferous forest.

You can ski at different height. Toplift is located on 3040 m. Average vertical drop is 800 m; minimum down gradient 7%, maximum - 53%. You can see nearest 5000 meters tall mountains and famous Issik-Kul Lake from the top summit of the resort. There is rent-office of "Rossignol" equipment in the resort.


Mountain base "Karakol" offers rooms in the main building and 2 chalets. All rooms have all necessary for your comfortable accommodation, each room has private shower/wc. 

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