Elmadağ Ski Center is a ski resort within the boundaries of Yakupabdal village, located on the northern slope of Elmadağ, 17 km southeast of Ankara, 10 km from the Mamak ring road.
Elmadağ Ski Resort Facility
The ski house belonging to Ankara Youth and Sports Provincial Directorate is open to athletes. Ski houses belonging to METU, Hacettepe University, Ankara University, Gazi University, Ankara Mountaineering Ski and Winter Sports Specialization Club Association are used by the members of these organizations. There is also a four-star private hotel and two privately owned restaurants. There is a teleski facility belonging to the air force, a snowmobile and a cafeteria. Recently, two artificial snow machines have been installed. The carrying capacity of the 548 m long teleskis is 720 people per hour. The ski center can be reached by university vehicles, municipal buses or private vehicles. The months January-March are considered the ski season, snow thickness in this period is generally 30-60 cm. The ski center is 1500-1850 meters above sea level. The total runway length is 700 meters, the runways are treeless.
Since the area is suitable for nature walks in spring and summer, the facilities are open all year round.