Ski touring in the Pontic Alpes

Join us to the hidden powder-mecca in Turkey!


Parallel with the Black Sea you find the Pontic Alpes, a hidden powder-destination in Turkey which offers unique adventures for everyone who loves mountains in winter! We will be lodged in a mountain village of Olgunjar which is normally isolated in winter. From our base at Kackar Pansiyon we have ski-in and ski-out to some of the most fabulous ski touring terrain you can imagine!

Dates 2024:
26. January – 3. February

  • Difficulty
  • Group size
    4 - 8 persons
  • Duration
    9 days
  • Price
    1950 EUR
  • Price includes:
  • 7 skidays
  • IFMGA-certified guide
  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • All transport in Turkey
  • Program


Day 1:

Arrival in Rize/Trabzonand transport for a couple of hours sleep after the flight. Most of the flights arrive during night, and we will get a few hours sleep before we head up to the mountains and to the guesthouse in Olgunjar which will be the base for the upcoming week.

Day 3 – 7:

Ski touring in the powder-mecca of Kackar! We choose the best tours and summits depending on the conditions. The area in Olgunjar is packed with an amazing selection of 4000 meter peaks which offers fabulous skiing every day. Accommodation at the charming Kackar Pansiyon where we will be served homecooked meals every day, and we can charge the batteries to sound of the silence in the mountains!

Day 8:

We will have a full day of skiing for the the last day in Olgunjar, before we jump in the car and return to Rize/Trabzon. Farewell-dinner by the Black Sea in the evening.

Day 9:

Transport from the hotel to the airport and return home.

1950 EUR