Palandöken In Five Questions

Date: January 2014

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW ERZURUM’S SNOWY PEAK, PALANDÖKEN, WITH ITS WORLD-STANDARD MECHANICAL FACILITIES, BROAD PISTES AND LUXURY HOTELS?

Palandöken In Five Questions

01_ What is the approximate total length of the ski runs at Palandöken Winter Sports Center just five kilometers from Erzurum?

  1. 10
  2. 30
  3. 50
  4. 60

02_ In which year did Palandöken host the UNIVERSIADE Winter Games, in which 3,000 athletes from 60 countries took part?

  1. 2009
  2. 2010
  3. 2011
  4. 2012

03 _ Turkey’s longest ski run, and one of the longest in the world at an uninterrupted 10 kilometers in length, is located at Palandöken. What is the name of this famous ski run?

  1. Ejder
  2. Koni
  3. Kapıkaya
  4. Yakutiye

04_ Two more ski centers operate in the vicinity of Palandöken. Can you name these centers, which have virtually turned Erzurum into an Olympic village?

  1. Nene - Hatun
  2. İpek - Yolu
  3. Üç - Kümbetler
  4. Konaklı - Kandilli

05_ For what sport in particular is Palandöken, which is famous for its snow that sticks on the ground even in windy weather, preferred by athletes due to the nature of its pistes?

  1. Snowboarding
  2. Heli skiing
  3. Ice climbing
  4. Sledding

ANSWERS 1 - d 60 2 - b 2011 3 - a Ejder 4 - d Konaklı - Kandilli 5 - a Snowboarding