Bolkarlar will welcome adrenaline enthusiasts: It is determined that the Bolkar Mountains, which are attracting attention with their natural beauty, are also suitable for helicopter skiing in the world's top winter tourism centers.
Ulukışla District Governor Ferhat Atar stated in his statement to AA correspondent that they aimed to bring the Bolkar Mountains to international tourism.
Stating that as a result of the negotiations between Governor Necmeddin Kılıç and the Ministry of Youth and Sports, the experts who came to the region in December conducted a feasibility study, Atar said:
“As a result of the examination, Karagöl Hill and Toptepe site was deemed appropriate for the facility planned to be built on an area of approximately 655 hectares. In the first place, daily facilities will be established in this region. When the region is included in the scope of winter tourism, accommodation facilities will be built. In the past years, we heard that they were doing ski sports called heliski at the summit of Bolkars. In the archives, we saw that a group from Italy in 2007 made a helix here and shared their images on foreign websites. Experts said that the Bolkar Mountains have a very suitable structure for the helix. ”
- Hot spring and skiing together
Stating that the Bolkar Mountains, which are 16 kilometers away from the Ankara-Adana highway, are a preferred place for cave and plateau tourism, Atar said, “There are many local tourists coming especially from Adana, Mersin, Konya and Aksaray. We hope that tourist mobility will increase with the opening of this place for winter tourism. From a geopolitical point of view, Bolkars occupy an important position. The spa and ski resort in Turkey is also one of the rare places where a combination of Nigde. It is 30 minutes away from Çiftehan Thermal Spring and ski center. Those who prefer the ski center in Bolkarlar will experience the joy of snow and hot spring together. ”
- Bolkarlar, also suitable for Heliski
The General Directorate of Sports of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Teleski -Telesiyej Specialist Hasan Sağlam, in the Bolkar Mountains, there are areas suitable for amateur, intermediate and professional skiing, which are also called heliskies, and are skipped down by helicopter to the summit, and are very suitable areas for high-adrenal skiing. said they detected.
Stating that they plan to establish facilities that can work in the region 365 days a year, four seasons, he said, “Visitors will be able to ski in the winter months and take the view of the Tiled Lake and Karagöl, which are located at an altitude of 2 meters in summer.”
- National and international races can be held
There are alternative areas for the facilities planned to be established in the first stage, thousand people per hour capacity thousand thousand people per hour teleski thousand thousand people per thousand 500 people with a capacity of four 600 meter long four-passenger chairlift said they would be done, 2. in the scope of the stage work of the 200 meters of length of a thousand 4 chairlift is planned to establish a person.
Stating that there is a 2 meter elevation difference between the upper station and the lower station that will be established at 950 meters of sound, “There are tracks where national and international races can be held and that can appeal to skiers of all levels. Snow quality is very important for skiing, and there is the desired 'powder snow' type. In the first week of November, it starts to snow and remains for 900 days. ”