Turkey Cat-Skiing & Snowboarding Holiday in Kackar Mountains

Discover the thrill of a Turkey cat-skiing or snowboarding holiday in Kackar Mountains. Explore backcountry in a remote region of Turkey.

Cat Ski / Board
8 days
€1,500 to 2,100

Enjoy a Turkey cat-skiing or snowboarding holiday in Kackar Mountains. Get ready for backcountry skiing & snowboarding!

Discover the thrill of Türkiye’s most snow-laden region with our cat skiing packages, available from December to April. Limited to a maximum of 12 skiers or snowboarders per tour, our week-long expeditions span from Saturday to Saturday, commencing and concluding in the lively city of Erzurum. From the moment of your airport pick-up, enjoy inclusive meals, seamless transfers, and transportation., available from December to April.

Join Jamie Barrow, the world’s fastest snowboarder, from February 24th to March 2nd for an exclusive opportunity. Become a pivotal part of an extraordinary film showcasing the region’s splendor and the sheer joy of skiing and snowboarding in this breathtaking location, boasting over 1000 meters of vertical descents per run.

Explore an unparalleled cat skiing experience amidst the vastness of the Kaçkar Mountains in Turkey. Embark on an adventure surrounded by peaks soaring up to 3,900 meters, boasting the world’s longest commercial cat skiing lines. The proximity to the Black Sea ensures exceptional Powder snow quality.

Indulge in the delights of Turkish cuisine throughout your journey, culminating in a memorable farewell gala dinner on the final night in Erzurum. Brace yourself for an unforgettable adventure amidst Turkey’s powder paradise!

Price Includes

  • CATSKIING: 6 guided catski days (guaranteed minimum of 18,000m of vertical)
  • ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights double occupancy lodging (6 night in Kackar Pension, 1 night in Erzurum hotel)
  • MEALS: All meals during the tour
  • TRANSPORT: All ground transport during the tour including airport transfer (from/to Erzurum)
  • GUIDES: Guiding by a ski guides from the Turkish Mountaineering Federation (TMF) (minimum guide/guest ratio 1:6)
  • AVALANCHE SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Beacon, shovel, probe
  • SMALL GROUP: Maximum 12 guests per tour
  • SAFETY: Spare snowcat & snowmobiles available for emergencies & breakdowns

Price Excludes

  1. FLIGHTS: To Erzurum (ERZ)
  4. AVALANCHE ABS AIRBAGS – Available to hire
  5. OTHER: Alcoholic drinks, & other personal expenses not listed as inclusions

What to expect

Itinerary for the Turkey cat-skiing or snowboarding holiday in Kackar Mountains.

Day 1 and Transfers
Transfers depart at 8:00 pm on Saturdays. If you arrive earlier, you can store your luggage and explore Erzurum and its surroundings. Upon your arrival at Erzurum Airport, you’ll receive a warm welcome and be transported into the heart of the Kaçkar Mountains. Your accommodation at Olgunlar, situated at an altitude of 2,140m, eagerly awaits your arrival. This hotel, nestled at the ‘end of the road,’ is surrounded by majestic peaks that soar beyond 3,500m in height.

Day 2- 6
From 7:30 to 8:30 am, enjoy a buffet-style breakfast. Between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on the first day, the group engages in avalanche and safety training. Subsequently, the team embarks on the snowcat to explore an expansive terrain spanning over 100 square kilometers. This terrain encompasses glades, couloirs, and notably, wide-open steep slopes featuring an average angle of 25 degrees. In case of adverse weather conditions, a sizable sparsely forested area near the base is available for sheltered skiing with excellent visibility. The majority of time is dedicated to riding in the valley between the Yüncüler Pass and the town of Yaylarar, boasting numerous slopes and expansive open alpine fields. At 6:30 pm, indulge in a two-course meal. By 8:30 pm, gather for a recap of the day’s adventures and plan for the following day’s activities.

Day 7 and 8
Day 7: Cat Skiing & Transfer to Erzurum
Between 7:00 and 8:00 am, relish a buffet breakfast.
From 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, savor the final day of catskiing.
Between 2:00 and 6:00 pm, transfer to the hotel in Erzurum.
At 6:30 pm, settle into a high-quality double room in the city center and enjoy a gala dinner.

Day 8: Erzurum & Departure
From 8:00 to 9:00 am, indulge in an exceptional breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, you’ll be transferred to Erzurum airport for departure.


Turkey Cat-Skiing & Snowboarding Holiday in Kackar Mountains: From €1,500 to €2,100 for 8 days

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