Tsakhkadzor ski resort is located on Tegenis hill – sides in a very beauty spot. The well – developed resort is not only a popular place among ski and snowboard fans (both professionals and amateurs go skiing here). In the resort are created all needments for athletes, for this reason for some decades here train Olympic champions of the country.
Weather at the resort
In these parts is ideal weather for mountain skiing. 230-260 days a year here is a comfortable sunny weather. In winter months the temperature makes from 0 till – 15°.
Hill – sides and slopes
On hill – sides of the mountain there are three sections, each of which is suitable for a defined level of experience. On the top there are black slopes, middle level is ideal for calm skating, lower — a chamfer — the most difficult, demands the high level of experience.
The first chairlift (height of 1137 m) has a carrying capacity of 1200 people per hour; the second (height of 1458 m) with a carrying capacity of 800 people per hour; the third and fourth double chairlifts — height 1624 and carrying capacity of 800 people per hour, height 926m and carrying capacity 800 people per hour consequently.
Characteristic of slopes
The first line is the slope which was earlier used for bobsleigh. When choosing the first slope it is necessary to pay attention that it has quick turns on steep hills upwards (to 270°). The slope is dangerous in that it has big jambs at the edges and also there is a risk to take off over the cliff because of the sudden turns.
The second line is the plain slope about 3 km long, which width on a virgin soil makes about 300 meters.
The third line is the slopes which are chosen by the fans of extreme sport. There is a sports – chamfer, very steep slopes, 9-meter eaves, and from top opens the view to the majestic Ararat and its valley.
Service and sights
All required equipment can be taken on a hire. For visitors work the instructors. There is a possibility of skating and lifting on snowmobiles. Among the sights there are hot wells, the picturesque lake Sevan. It is possible to book the excursions Garni-Gekhard and Yerevan-Echmiazdzin.
If you plan to go skiing in this resort, you can rent skis and snowboards and also all required for you equipment. If you have a rest with the children, you can take on a hire baby skis and a sledge. Among the rent out equipment: snowboards 159 cm, 156 cm long; skis 142, 148, 154, 161, 168, 175 cm long, and also baby skis 110-150 cm long. The renting of skis and snowboards allows you to take pleasure of winter holidays without no need for carrying an expensive equipment with.
In Park Village Tsaghadzor you can rent rooms in comfortable cottages of which opens the amazing view on Tsakhkadzor. Here you can perfectly relax with a family, gain strength, feel all delights of a rest in an environment of original nature! The hotel provides an excellent service and all necessary conditions even for the most demanding guest.