The ski slopes of «Arkhyz» certified for sportsarenaer

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Ski resort «Arkhyz» in Karachay-Cherkess Republic is certified for conducting sports competitions at national and international levels, said Wednesday the head of KCHR Rashid Temrezov on his official page in the network Instagram.

«The inclusion of trails in the all-Russian register of sports objects allows the resort competitions in Alpine skiing and snowboarding national and international level. The first competition will be held at the «Arkhyz» in January that will host the Cup of Russia on snowboarding,» wrote Temrezov.

The total length of ski slopes in the resort «Arkhyz» to the beginning of this ski season should be 25 kilometers, said the head of Karachaevo-Cherkessia.

«Most of the new slopes will be on the North-oriented slope, where the company «resorts of the North Caucasus» build 10 kilometers of new trails of various degrees of complexity,» wrote Temrezov.

He also said that at the beginning of the new ski season 2018-2019 will be built in three section gondola cable car with capacity of 2.5 thousand people per hour.

«The ski area we increase almost twice, and the season will be extended by almost a month,» — said the head of the KCHR.