Chelmos is a mountain range in Achaea, in the Peloponnese region, in southern Greece. It's also known as Aroania and it's the highest mountain of Achaea (2355 m/7726 ft). The largest town near this beautiful mountain, is Kalavryta. The fresh air and the wild beauty of the pine forests give this place a mystery that makes you not to wanna leave the place. The grasslands and the barren rock protect this treasure. Let the butterflies lead you to the Cave of the Lakes, where you can find strange rock formations and beautiful lakes.
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Snowboarding in Dombay Ski Resort, Dombay, Republic of Karachayevo-Cherkesiya Russia
The reason that Dombay is so popular is due to the existence of an amazing ski resort nearby, the Dombay Ski Resort. Dombay, located on one of the most beautiful mountains of the world, is a unique snowboarding destination, combining perfectly shaped slopes with breathtaking landscapes.
Total number of runs is 12, although it is not 100% sure, as they are not marked. The trails are 2 for novices, 3 for intermediate snowboarders, 4 for advanced and 3 for experts and cover about 20 km/12.8 mi of the terrain.
As for percentage numbers, 35% easy trails, 45% blue trails and 20% black diamond trails. The resort lies at an elevation of 1630 m/5315 ft with the top station placed at 3012 m/9881 ft, creating a vertical drop of 1382 m/4534 ft.
Other amenities include accommodation, cafes, restaurants, snowboard instructors, rentals, repair equipment, supermarket, nightlife and a snow-park.
Dombay, being one of the most popular resorts of the Caucasus and placed at the confluence of the rivers Dombay-Ulgen, Amanauz and Alibek, offers many amenities that can not be found but many kilometers away, something that makes it a one of kind convenient snowboarding destination.