Ski Areas > Central Asia and Middle East > Shymbulak, Kazakhstan




  Shymbulak is not as developed an area as the ones in Europe and America, but the skiing is just as good if not better. It's a little bit of an adventure to ski here in a way. Says Ed.

This ski resort has a moderate variety of slopes and an ok total of different ski lifts. This ski hill has 429 acres of skiable terrain, and it's all covered by snow. This ski mountain has 10 trails, and they are splendid. Shymbulak is an average size ski area featuring a more towering than average drop from top to bottom when
    you compare it to other ski hills in the region. This ski area has a much higher than average percentage of challenging trails and a much lower than average percentage of easy trails. All 5 different ski lifts at this ski area will get you up the slope effectively.
The 2,860 feet of elevation difference is astonishing. Skiing and snowboarding here in Kazakhstan is a fine thing to do every day of the winter season. The ski map on this web page will give you a good idea what Shymbulak is like. A little exercise and an opportunity to spend some time in the fresh air will make you happy you came. You might be into skiing or snowboarding, or both, doesn't matter, this is an area with a lot of places for that. Nothing beats the Kazakhstan mountains during ski season; they are a great location  
for skiing and snowboarding. Skiing here at Shymbulak always an enjoyable experience with heaps of demanding slopes. These ski runs are leg breaking; but you were born an adrenaline junkie, not a whole lot to do about that.


Hotels near Shymbulak ski area, Kazakhstan:

Samal Resort And SPA, Almaty
5.3 miles away
Lequipage Hotel, Almaty
6.6 miles away
Donatello Boutique Hotel, Almaty
9.8 miles away
Renion Residence Hotel, Almaty
10.7 miles away
Worldhotel Saltanat Almaty, Almaty
10.9 miles away
Best Eastern Hotel Otrar, Almaty
11 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


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