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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Kite boarding in Kyrgyzstan, Issik-Kul and Song-Kul

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While some groups are still shredding the pow at Aksuu Backcountry Yurt Lodge, we already started our kite boarding season at the Issik-Kul lake, Kyrgyzstan. The first attempt has been made on March 15th and felt like a north-pole kite surfing. The water was freezing-cold even with 5mm wetsuit. It was a light wind session at the Blue Lagoon kitespot with a 17m Cabrinha Contra and 18m Switch Helium. This day we had onshore wind called  Santash. Continue reading Kite boarding in Kyrgyzstan, Issik-Kul and Song-Kul

Gallery update for Aksuu BC skiing yurt lodge 2016

After one week at the Aksuu backcountry skiing yurt lodge we have done a lot of small upgrades all over the camp. We have a slackline and swing now. New sauna looks and feels so great. We already had a couple snow dumps since beginning of November.

Check the gallery below.

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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.

See fullscreen 1080p and headphones.

Wanna go heliskiing?

Heliskiing kyrgyzstan, aksuu, karakol

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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