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Mt Cheget Ski Resort

Terskol, Pielbrusye

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last update on Jun 18, 2019
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Mountain Stats

Elevation6850 ft - 10696 ft
SeasonDecember - May
Opening DayDec 9, 2017
Closing DayMay 6, 2018
Capacity 3700 Persons/Hr.

Lift Ticket Prices

1 day adult RUB1,600
1 day child RUB850
All rates & fees


Total 4
Hours9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skiable Terrain

Overall Slope Length 12.4 miles


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The Ski Resort

Mount Cheget ski resort is located at the North Caucasus near Terskol, and is only a few miles away from Mt Elbrus. Three chair lifts take you up to 3,000m/9,843ft above sea level, where you find a t-bar. The ski resort boasts a total of 20km/12.4mi of slopes.

Mt Cheget is not suitable for beginners. The only option is one 350m/1,148ft long green run at the t-bar on the peak. Experienced winter sportsmen, however, will find steep slopes and challenging runs. The black run Cheget is among the most difficult slopes in the world.

Furthermore, Mt Cheget is a back-country paradise. From wide, steep runs at the southern slope to the demanding Dollar Route on the north face, diverse deep snow fun is guaranteed.

Interesting facts

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  • Elevated between 6850 ft and 10696 ft, the Ski Resort is among the 3 highest elevated Ski Resorts in Russia. The vertical drop from summit to base is 3845 ft. The average difference in altitude between base and summit of Ski Resorts in Russia is 3104 ft.
  • The ski resort is among the 3 ski Resorts with best conditions in Russia.
  • Mt Cheget features 2 sunny days on average per season. The average for all ski Resorts in Russia is 2 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 2 sunny days. This makes the ski resort one of the 3 sunniest in Russia.


Elbrus Cheget - 2017 - Mountain ski | 05:48
Skiing Cheget 2013
Mt Cheget
Powder days on Cheget Mountain
New year holidays 2015.

Getting here

Terskol is located close to the Georgian border. The closest airport and train station are 112km/70mi away in Nalchik. Buses connect the city to Terskol. Alternatively, you can use the airport in Mineralnye Vody, or the train station of Pyatigorsk.

Closest AirportNalchik
Closest Train StationNalchik


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