Enjoy the View at the Summit of the Magnificent Erciyes

Enjoy the View at the Summit of the Magnificent Erciyes

Being implemented by Kayseri Erciyes A.Ş. for the first time in Turkey, scheduled Summit climbs on Erciyes under the supervision of professional mountain guides provide nature lovers the chance to Summit every weekend.

Erciyes has a wide range of activities in summer, with its magnificent air and natural possibilities, as well as being a ski resort where skiing and snow sports are made, and as a center where all mountain and nature sports can be done in all seasons.

Launched by Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş. for the first time in 2016, the Summit climbs are carried out every weekend throughout the summer season. In the event where you will discover the unique natural and cultural beauties of Erciyes, the climbers challenge the volcanic hills and photograph the unforgettable moments at the Summit of Erciyes.

This activity, which is open to the participation of nature lovers from all ages, takes place in the presence of Erciyes A.Ş.'s professional mountain guides. Mountain climbers gather in Tekir location every Saturday, spend a pleasant tent night by walking to Çobanini Camp area at 2,900 meters, climbing very early in the morning and watching the Summit of Erciyes.

Detailed information can be obtained from www.kayserierciyes.com.tr web page for the Summit climbs. You can make reservation for the program by calling Kayseri Erciyes Inc. on 0352 342 3917 or 0533 163 80 39.

You need to have all the items with you as listed below;

Sleeping bag or blankets, hiking boots, backpacks, jackets, mittens. gloves. goggles, headgear and all the participants must have health certificate.

The Schedule for Summit climb is as follows:

Coming together at 2 p.m. on Erciyes Ski Resort Tekir Entrance

14:30 Reaching Zümrüt Top Station with Chair Lift

15:00 Reaching Çobanini Camping Area

19:00 Dinner

22:00 Sleeping, Resting

02:00 Breakfast

02:30 Summit Climbing

09:00 3.917 Reaching the summit of Mt. Erciyes (Taking photos and singning the memory notebook

10:00 Leaving the Summit for climb down                                                        

13:30 Reaching the camping area (resting)

14:00 Preparation

14:30 Coming back to the Tekir Gate

Note: All the climbers must have health certificate and specific hours migh change depending on the weather conditions on Mt. Erciyes