Freeride / ski-tour / ski-mountaineering

Alatau Yurt Backcountry Camp, Terrain

Our classic places:

Shymbulak ski base area, Ak-Bulkak ski base, Kumbel, Kimasary, Tuyuk-su, Big Almaty Lake / Cosmo Station

and more…

Our team provide guiding service in mountains near Almaty.

Prices start from 100$ per group per day for 1 guide. 5 persons max. For 6-8 persons second guide needed.

We make the best freeride in our mountains possible!

Standart one week program “Backcountry touring in Almaty”

Day 1

  1. Transfer from Airport to Hotel / Hostel (on demand)
  2. Almaty city intro tour

Day 2

  1. Transfer to Shymbulak or Akbulak ski base (depends on snow conditions)
  2. Freeride or ski-touring with guide
  3. Transfer back to Hotel

Day 3

  1. Transfer to Alatau Yurt Backcountry Lodge
  2. Food purchase
  3. 1-2 hour ski-tour on nearby mountain

Day 4-6

  1. Ski-touring in higher terrain. 4-5+ hours (depends on guests level)
  2. Last day – transfer back to Almaty

Day 7

  1. Cultural program in Almaty, shopping
  2. Transfer to Airport (on demand)

Extra days

Ski touring near Shymbulak ski base in Tuyuk-su gorge or Big Almaty gorge (depends on group level and snow conditions)

Full guidebook is here –

Our team

Experienced local freeriders

Vitaliy Rage

Vitaliy Rage

Guide / CEO

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

John Degteryov

John Degteryov


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

Igor Podgurskiy

Igor Podgurskiy

Guide / Transfer

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