Webcam Almaty - Ski station Chimbulak (Shymbulak)
About webcam "Ski station Chimbulak (Shymbulak)" in the city Almaty
The Chimbulak ski station is a ski resort near Almaty, the largest city in Kazakhstan. It is located in the upper part of Medeu valley in the mountain range of Zailiysky Alatau, at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. The resort area is located about 25 kilometers (16 miles) south of Almaty along the Medeo road. It is popular due to mild climate, a lot of sunny days and a lot of snow in winter (from November to May). There are three lifts that cumulatively reach the Talgar Pass (3200 meters above sea level), which is the highest point of the ski resort. The total length of the elevators is 3620 meters (11,880 feet). There are 3 stations, the first is the crossing station (2,260 m above sea level) (9-minute trip), then the station of the 20th turn (2630 meters above sea level) (16.5 minutes) and the Talgar transshipment station (3,200 meters [10,500 feet] above sea level). There is also Snow-Park for fans of snowboarding. The resort has a school of skiing and snowboarding. There is also the hotel Shimbulak (4 stars) and rental of skis, snowboards and sledges. In winter, the weather varies from 20 C (68 F) to -7 C (19 F), and the snow base ranges from 1.5 to 1.8 meters (60-70 inches). A look at the station became available through the lens of the web camera used there. Video is available to everyone around the clock in real time.