- The vertical drop from summit to base is 1811 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Turkey is 2251 ft. The ski resort takes you to an elevation of 8202 ft.
- Season starts on Dec 16 and ends on Apr 1 (106 days). Average season duration in Turkey is 120 days.
- Dorukkaya features 45 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Turkey is 49 sunny days. March is the sunniest month with an average of 22 sunny days.
The Ski Resort
The ski resort of Dorukkaya is located between Ankara and Istanbul. You have 20km/12.4mi of slopes at your disposal. Most runs are intermediate, but there are also three easy slopes for beginners as well as one challenging black run. T-bars and a chair lift take winter sportsmen up the mountain. Two tows and a magic carpet help novices get a hang of the lifts. Moreover, Dorukkaya is home to a terrain park.
Some of the slopes are illuminated for nightskiing on the weekend.
Infrastructure & Rental
The ski resort is located in Kartalkaya-Bolu, around 180km/112mi from Ankara. Buses go to Bolu from the airport. Istanbul airport also has a bus connection to Bolu.