The first skiing center was opened in the Suzak district of the Jalal-Abad region, - reports the information agency “Sputnik Kyrgyzstan”. It is located at the attitude of 1400 meters above the sea level, 30 km away from the city of Jalal-Abad. The skiing center “Markay” was launched on 16 December 2015, but just got to the full extent of its power.
The new center is equipped with three trails: two of them are for skiers and stretch for 250 and 450 meters, and the third one was created for snowboarders and tubing lovers (inflatable sledge); its length is 150 meters. The slopes are equipped with ropeway and night lighting.
Winter in this region is relatively warm, but there is snow on the slopes of the mountains and melts rather slowly despite warm temperature. It is also noted in the message that it is planned to add few more paths in the future for fans of skiing runners.