Region: Erzurum - Palandoken
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Palandöken Mountain is a 3,271 meters high techtonic mountain in Erzurum Province, Turkey. On the road from Erzurum to the summit, there is a ski resort at the locality of mountain called Başköy, 2,100 m. high, and the distance between the station and the city is 4 km.
The ski trail is the longest in Turkey. Because of the quality of the snow (a fine-grained light powder), steepness of slopes, and length of trail, Palandoken is known as the best mountain in Turkey for skilled skiers.
There are four hotels on the mountain.