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Freeride and Backcountry in Kazakhstan

Every season we offer a series of freeride, ski mountaineering and skitouring trips in the mountains around Almaty(Kazakhstan). Our programmes include freeride camps and guided tours for skiers and snowboarders of all different ability levels – from absolute beginner to experienced pro.

Basic mountain safety course
Covers the basic knowledge and techniques you need to enable you to move safely through the mountains.
Skitouring school
A practical skitouring programme that will teach you the basics of ascending on skis or splitboards. We’ll cover AVA turns, kick turns and much, much more…
Guided freeride tours
For more experienced riders who want to discover new spots. Our mountain guides show you the best places to ride – and share tips, theory, and local knowledge.
Ski mountaineering
Two-three days of full-on backcountry hardcore for those who are strong in body and mind! We’ll tackle some of the trickiest lines in the mountains around Almaty.


Shymbulak Backcountry
Dates: 13-17 March, 3-7 April, 10-14 April. *We’re happy to organise the programme on dates to suit your group – please contact us for more information. An intensive 5-day backcountry programme in the couloirs above the Shymbulak ski resort and
Ski Tuyuk-Su – Backcountry In The Tuyuk-Su Valley
Dates: 1-7 May 2019, 22-27 May 2019 A unique backcountry tour in the Tuyuk Su valley, ascending and riding down 4,000m peaks and glaciers. *We can organise custom trips on dates to suit you – please contact us for more
Cosmic freeride ski-tour programme
Dates: 20-23 April 2019 ‘Cosmic’ freeride adventures in the area around the legendary ‘Kosmostantsiya’ research station above the Big Almaty Lake. We’ll ride the couloirs around the Almaty-Alagir range, staying in comfortable conditions in a heated mountain hut in the
Turgen Camp
Dates: 1-6 March *We’re happy to organise the programme on dates to suit your group – please contact us for more information. If by the start of March you’re missing snowy mountainsides, and if you’re keen to be one of
Ketmen ridge skitour programme
The Ketmen ridge, just 20km from the Kazakhstan / China border, is almost untouched by humans, notwithstanding its proximity to Almaty. The unique geography of the ridge means it gets relatively early and heavy snowfall every year, allowing us to
Kumbelsu Camp
Dates: 14-19 May A unique spring backcountry camp in the wild and uninhabited Kumbelsu valley, riding lines from the surrounding glaciers. We’ll be skiing the glaciers in the bowl formed by the ridges linking two 4,000m summits, Peak Sovetov (4,317m)

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