Snow status update for Aksuu Backcountry Skiing Yurt Lodge

As said in the previous post – this winter is quite poor for snow in the Northern Kyrgyzstan. At this date (Jan 18, 2018) we have around 40-45cm of snow at the Aksuu Backcountry Skiing yurt lodge site and around 50-60cm at the higher-altitude slopes. See some photos below.

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Jyrgalan Pow Yurt Lodge for backcountry skiers and splitboarders

Woohoo!!! We are so much happy to announce a completely new backcountry skiing yurt lodge setup at new location. Jyrgalan valley is well know for the huge snow amounts, nice scenery and great amount of lines for beginner and average backcountry skiers. More info will be available soon at the separate page (left menu). As for now you can make a reservation by contacting us.

Aksuu Backcountry Yurt Lodge is ready for 2015/2016 season!

This season we started earlier to avoid difficulties connected with the transportation of all camp stuff and yurts. The way up to the Aksuu Backcountry Yurt Lodge site took just 3 hours with 2 military soviet URAL trucks compared to 3 days last years late December. We are already running, welcome.

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All over the Kyrgyzstan – short time lapse movie by Travel Kyrgyzstan

More then a year of shooting in different locations. Gone through all weather conditions, meeting different people all around the country. And finally 6+ weeks of editing. Result is this nice shot movie. Check out some Aksuu Backcounty Yurt Lodge scenes through the video.

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Wanna go heliskiing?

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Terskey-Alatoo heliskiing around Karakol. Nice offer from our partners – BC camp Irdyk.

You can book a week in the camp which includes daily heli service. The package price is $3850 USD, entry date is Feb 9th 2015. The package includes: heli service, transfer from Karakol and back, full board meals, national yurts staying and a sauna.

No problem if you don’t want to go for a full package. A single day heliskiing price is $550 USD. The price includes transfer service from Karakol and back.

Contact us to book a heliskiing adventure in Kyrgyzstan.

 

Suusamir – blowing the powder

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Valentines day? Never heard about this. This time the Feb 14th is a great day to hang out with friends at Suusamir valley. Tons of powder everywhere. Probably this is the the best place for freeskiing this time all over the country. This season is very poor for snow conditions even in Karakol and around. Quite dangerous avy conditions. Check out some photos.

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Powder perfect: splitboarding at Ichke-Jergez, Kyrgyzstan

Photo by Dan Milner
Photo by Dan Milner

Last year the 40tribes yurt site had some nice guests like a great photographer Dan Milner (the Deep movie), a great traveler Tristan Kennedy and numerous pro-rides. It’s been a while, but here is a great article by Tristan describing Kyrgyzstan backcountry experience!