5 Days of Backountry Skiing around Karakol

5 Days of Backountry Skiing around Karakol


Trip Name: Backcountry Skiing around Karakol in 5 days ( Kochmon yrt camp)
Duration: 5 days 4 nights
Region: Issyk Kul oblast, Ak Suu district
Season: November – April
Trip type: walking, backcountry skiing








Day 1: Transfer in the morning from Karakol to Joldosh farm (40 min), packing your stuff on the horses and prepare your equipment for walking. The trail goes in the forest, slowly uphill – 3-4 hours walking distance. After good walking you will get to our yrt camp where you will chek in the yrtas and get hot tea with sweet to get warm after walking. In the afternoon you will have time to make a short walking with skiing in the area. Overnight in the yrta

Day 2: After breakfast you will walk up to the second part of the valley, its free area from the trees, if you will look around you will see plenty possibilities for riding! Overnight in the yrta

Day 3: Backcountry Skiing

Day 4: Backcountry Skiing ( Next morning prepare your stuff for transferring by horses)

Day 5: Last Day of Skiing, you will have time to walk up and ski in the area, than back to the yrta camp for lunch. After lunch its takes around 30 min to ski down all the way long to the beginning of the gorge. While you will ski in the morning we will get down your luggage to the meeting point. Transfer to Karakol, end of the trip.