ALPINE SKIING

Alpine skiing or downhill skiing is a contest made with ski on snow in which it is the basis to descend first by passing through the gates. It has been taken to Olympic sports with 1936 Winter Olympics. Athletes can participate in Olympic Games and World Championship Tournaments as well as they participate in World Cup contests each year. There are four important disciplines. They are slalom, big slalom, super big slalom, and descending.

SNOWBOARD (BOARD SURFING)

Snowboarding is a sport branch on snow. The only difference of it from surfboard and skating is that it is made on snow. Lengths of snowboards varies between 140 and 165 cm and their widths do so between 24 and 27 cm. Today, it made snowboarding as a passion especially among youngsters that their clothes are designed closely to casual ones and snowboarder stand sidewise and flexible.

TELEMARK SKIING

Telemark skiing is a new skiing technique which is available to ski on every kind of ground in which shoes are fixed on the ski from the front and heels are free.

FREESTYLE SKIING

Freestyle skiing is an acrobatic skiing way. Two main types of freestyle skiing are “Mogul” and “Aerial”. The third type is “Acro” which is applied in a more limited way. In Mogul style, when skiing down from a high hill of small mounds named mogul, it is required to jump over two ramps. “Aerial” style includes turnings and spins in air after jumping from a ramp.

SKIING TOURS

Skiing tours present many opportunities. Some enjoy walking in wilderness and some do trekking. Others prefer training their bodies by climbing the mountain with skis as fast as possible. Those looking for walking on snow in form of particles for unmatched skiing pleasure appreciate skiing tours.

HELICOPTER SKIING

Mountains and glaciers, deep snow, snow roads, wilderness, and unforgettable experience are the opportunities provided by helicopter skiing. Helicopter takes skiers to paramount and it gives the opportunity for skiing or snowboarding on untouched snow. It is an unmatched experience enjoying when giving sense of adventure and freedom to skiers and snowboarders. It has an absolute contrast with those preferring skiing tours. On the other hand, by helicopter skiing, highly value-added excellent additional income may be earned.

CROSS COUNTRY (NORDIC WALKING)

Cross-country skiing is a popular winter sport applied in nearly all skiing area. It has been applied as a discipline in Olympic Winter Games for a very long time. It has two types: classic and free style. It is sourced by being a transportation technique in snowy Scandinavian regions. Endurance skiing seems very attractive for sportsmen and its basic technique is learned rather fast. This sport branch is a good cardiovascular training and very sensitive on joints.

SNOW KITE

Snow kite is a relatively new sport branch applied on very vast land, meadows covered with snow, and frozen lakes. The aim is boarder to control a kite standing on a ski, free skate, or a snowboard. Winds up to two or three Beaufort fly the kite and taste the sportsman the feeling of high speed.

TOBOGGAN

Riding toboggan is a fun and social experience for both adults and children. Children generally climb mountain only and they slides downs. On the other hand, it is possible to ride a toboggan by using ski lifts as well. In these cases, it is recommended that a separate road is prepared for toboggan and this road is separated from ski track. When riding toboggan includes a break with projector lights or in a restaurant or a alpine-style hut, it is a big fun in winters.

SNOW BIKE

Skiing with a nice view, being driven away in fresh snows, and travelling in big snow clouds are real fun. On the other hand, snow bikes are not used to travel alone only. Snow bikes are also used commonly in towing rafting boats.

ICE SKATING

Skiing with a nice view, being driven away in fresh snows, and travelling in big snow clouds are real fun. On the other hand, snow bikes are not used to travel alone only. Snow bikes are also used commonly in towing rafting boats.

SNOWSHOES WALKING

Walking with shining winter view may be fascinating. One of its special ways is walking on land with snowshoes ensuring mobilization on snow. It is possible to have experiences in places where there are only footprints of winter birds and small animals. Furthermore, walking by flashlight at night is an unmatched experience.