Backcountry yurt lodge

Backcountry Yurt Lodge

Backcountry Yurt Lodge

First discovered by our team the beginning of Karsh range in Turgen Valley is perfect for freeride and has it’s all! Tree skiing, nice touring terrain, no people, a lot of snow and even more!

Booking is open for 2019-2020 season.

Heliskiing

Heliskiing

We glad to invite a groups of advanced skiers and snowboarders in our heliskiing program.

Booking is open for 2019-2020 season.

1 day backcountry

1-day-backcountry

1 Day backcountry

If you plan to visit Almaty and explore the region for skiing or snowboarding opportunities we can provide you a guiding services. No need for booking, flexible dates are possible.

Big mountains

Big mountains

Explore amazing cirques of Tuyk-su and Bogdanovich glaciers. Accomodation in high altitude stationary camps 3200+ meters / 10000+ feets above sea level.

Seasons:

  • Late April – June (July, varies from year to year)
  • late August/September – October

Trekking

Trekking

Trekking and Hiking tours with guides near Almaty. There are a huge amount of routes for both beginners and advanced hikers.
Season: Late Spring – Summer – early Autumn

Jeep tours

jeep tours

Jeep tours

Visit wild and wonderful places in Almaty region like Charyn, “Singin Barchan”, Lake Kaindy and others.
Best season option – summer.

Backcountry Yurt Lodge
1-day-backcountry

About us

Our team consists of pioneers of freeride skiing/snowboarding movement in Kazakhstan. You may check out the nice guidebook for Trans-Ili Alatau mountains near Almaty that was carefully gathered for many years of hard labor.

You also may be interested by our another project – powder.kz. You may find a lot about our trips and achievements.

We would love to meet all the people who also passionate about mountains and snow. Our goal is to bring you a maximum pleasure of freeride and powder skiing / snowboarding / ski-touring in mountains!

Our team

Evgeniy Degtyarov

Evgeniy Degtyarov

Guide

Backcountry guide
Ski-Patroller / AV Safety
Ski Racer grade
Freeride instructor

Igor Podgurskiy

Igor Podgurskiy

Guide

30+ backcountry skiing experience
Backcountry guide
TD+ ski grade
First descents in local mountains
Fast and light ski touring

Vitaliy Rage

Vitaliy Rage

Guide / Pro-rider

30+ places worldwide
50+ first descents
Talgar peak, 4978m first descent
Lenin peak, 7134m solo ski descent
Climbing grade up tp ED-

Nikolay Romanov

Nikolay Romanov

Heliskiing expert

40+ places worldwide
Heliskiing expert 20+ years
Avalanche safety engineer

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Our partners / other projects

freeride almaty
Gear shop

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