New ski resort being built in Eastern Turkey

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 14, 2010 4:42 pm

Thre is already one ski resort located in the the ancient city of Erzurum, Turkey, and soon, there will be a second one.  Konakli is the name of the resort, and it is currently under construction, as the 2011 Universiade Winter Games will be held in the city that is located in Eastern Turkey.  This new resort will be the host of the alpine skiing races of the Games, including the Super-G, Slalom, Giant Slalom, and Super Combined disciplines.  The first resort, Palandoken, will play host to the snowboarding events at the Games, as it is one of Turkey’s largest and most modern ski areas.