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- ABOUT THE SPOT
Snowboarding in Azish Tau, Khrebet Azish-Tau, Maykop, Republic of Adygeya Russia
Azish Tau is a tourist complex found on the eastern border of the Lago-Naki plateau. The complex is one of the newest and largest resorts in the area and it is ideally located at an altitude of 1750 m/5741 ft. The 200 m/656.2 ft of vertical drop, created due to the altitude difference, offer an amazing piste for snowboarding.
The quality of snow is world class and the vistas are breathtaking. At the 4 runs, which are divided for novices and intermediate snowboarders, you can freeride, jump and slide on the air, as the snow is kind of powder. In order to reach the highest part and down again, a chairlift is at your disposal. At this height you can enjoy guaranteed fresh air and landscapes that seem like a painting coming to life.
In Azish Tau, the snowboarding experience never stops and it can be perfectly combined with the providing accommodation, restaurants, cafes and equipment service and rentals.
Bare in mind that there are no instructors, so it is suggested to already know how to snowboard before you come. You will live a first class snowboarding experience in this resort that along with all the above create the perfect winter holidays!