How safe are the ski slopes

📩 24/11/2018 14:08

How safe ski slopes: Bursa Uludağ and the deaths that occurred in Erzurum Palandöken ski slopes in Turkey brought to mind the question of how safe

Atatürk University Veterinary, who was 7 years old, Elif Uymuşlar, who died in Bursa Uludağ the day before with his mother, who fell from his snow sled and hit his head in the ice mass, and hit the wooden railings while sliding over the artificial snowblasting pole in Erzurum Palandöken yesterday. School 3rd grader 25-year-old Mehmet Akif Koyuncu event, no matter how secure it is brought to mind the question of the ski slopes in Turkey.


Europe's longest with a second runway and Turkey Palandöken, one of the favorite ski resorts and Konakli Ski Center, when receiving the highest level of security measures, to separate professionals to novices has the separate tracks. In the Palandoken Ski Center, where the occupancy rate for hotels was found to be one hundred percent due to the semester break, local and foreign tourists enjoying the skiing all day, stating that the runways are full, said, ken Here, there are also separate runways for the novices to slide. There are necessary security measures. However, some skiers go to the forbidden areas off the runway and sometimes bring accidents. Accidents usually occur because of non-compliance with the rules, Kaz they said.

Ski instructors at Palandöken Ski Center said, “Ski lovers have all sorts of opportunities. We always supervise novices. Prohibited areas are indicated by warning signs. Guests coming to Palandöken are informed about these issues. In general, adventurous skiers climb to the summits, and when they leave the track, negative events can develop. Genel

On the other hand, Gendarmerie Search and Rescue (JAK) teams are ready to work on a 24-hour basis in winter, in case of possible accidents, avalanches, disappearances and similar events in Palandoken. JAK teams, who have arrived on the developing events with jet skis in a very short time, run to the rescue of the skiers by making the first intervention.


Erzurum's Palandöken Ski Center is located south-west of the initial height of 2 thousand 200 meters, the highest point of the Dragon 3 thousand 176 meter peak in the first degree major ski resort in Turkey. Palandöken ski center is home to international Universities winter Olympics together with Konaklı ski center and Palandöken ski center has started to find the reputation it deserves in the world public opinion.

On Palandöken ski resort, the ski season starts on average in late October, and skiing can be skied on the high pistes until the first weeks of May. Due to the dry weather of the region and the presence of air temperature - 40 at night, the snow quality does not deteriorate and the powder snow glide is enjoyed. There are 22 tracks in the Palandöken ski center and the runways named Ejder and Kapıkaya were declared as Olympic tracks for Slalom and Grand Slalom competitions. Since there are intensive Slalom and Large Slalom competitions on these tracks, they are among the most preferred ski tracks. The longest track of the total 28 km tracks is 12 km. The distance between the starting and ending elevations is 12 meters, by sliding 1100 km without stopping.

It is also very convenient for snowboarda due to heavy snow. Palandöken Ski Center welcomes many snowboarders and skiers with its runways at all levels. The Palandoken Ski Center has 4 pieces of chairlift with 500 thousand 5 people per hour, 300 units with 1 seats per hour, 800 pieces with a capacity of one thousand 2 people and 500 pieces with a capacity of one thousand 1 per hour.