2018 Tian Shan

August-September 2018 travel to Kazakhstan reviewed in 2021

Commentary from 2021

This is Shymbulak or Shimbulak (in modern Kazakh, “Şymbūlaq Ski Resort”) – ski resort close to the city of Almaty in southern Kazakhstan, on 2200 metres above sea level. This ski resort has a cable car that reaches farther up: Kombi-1 which goes to 2750 metres, where a hotel is located, and Kombi-2 at 3200 metres.

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Original posts from 29.08.2018 is copied below.

Chimbulak ski resort, in the summer. Tian-Shan mountains. Almaty in the background.

2100 metres above sea level.

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