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Splitboarding week tour in Spring Glacier

Spring Glacier
Spring Glacier

Experience the incredible snow-capped mountains of the Arabel Valley, Kyrgyzstan on this exciting week-long spltiboarding trip to Spring Glacier with Yaroslav, an IFMGA-certified guide.

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Tian Shan

7 Days

Feb - May




Explore the beautiful remote snow covered region of Arabel Valley, in Kyrgyzstan. Spring Glacier is one of the many stunning glaciers between Terskey Ala-Too and Jetimbel’ ridges. Join me on this exciting 7-day adventure to splitboard the best snow and slopes.

Located to the south of Issyk-Kul lake, the Arabel Valley is filled with incredible snowboarding options. Each day, I'll choose an amazing route depending on snow and weather conditions. I'll also take into consideration your interests and the mood of the day.

The Spring Glacier is located on the Arabel plateau, an area that offers all kids of routes for all types of skills. Some slopes even reach 3,800 meters! Please note that skiers are welcome too.

Make sure to bring a splitboard, a helmet, a transceiver, probe, shovel, a 20-35 liters backpack with holdings for snowboard, warm clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen and a one-liter water bottle. I can guide you in organizing your equipment if you wish to.

The snow-capped mountains of Kyrgyzstan are a must for all snowboarders and skiers, and they are an amazing destination for practicing those sports in the Spring. So book your trip now! I can't wait to show you this beautiful area.

If you are looking for more splitboarding adventures, I offer an 7-day one to Arslanbob and an 8-day tour to Suusamyr Valley. Be sure to check them out.

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

Price details

Price does not include international air tickets, insurance, changes of a program, extra drinks and food, individual equipment, other personal expenses. All group members must have medical insurance (including helicopter evacuation) with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000.


Day 1: Manas International Airport – Bishkek – Tamga village

We’ll meet at the airport or at the guest house in Bishkek. Transfer to Tamga, where we’ll review equipment and snow conditions.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse.

Day 2 to 5: Splitboarding on glaciers

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch (lunchbox), Dinner. Accommodation: Guesthouse.

Day 6: Tamga village – Bishkek city

On the way back to Bishkek, we’ll visit the Fairytale canyon. We can also do a half-day splitboarding tour on Bishkek.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch box, Dinner. Accommodation: Hotel.

Day 7: Bishkek – Manas International Airport

Transfer back to the airport.

Meal: Breakfast.



More info

The guide reserves the right to make the slope selection in the area for the splitboarding tour, depending on snow conditions and avalanche danger level. For this program, maximum group size is 4 persons per guide. If you are larger group, the second guide will come with us.

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About the guide

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Mountain Guide

I’m an IFMGA-certified mountain guide and I'm part of the Kyrgyzstan Mountain Guide Association (KMGA). I organize for my friends and clients trekking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring trips and expeditions in Kyrgyzstan. Come and enjoy great climbing in the Ala-Archa Valley or sign for the challenging adventure of ascending Peak Lenin. I’ll be glad to organize for you the trip you are looking for and spend a good time with you in my mountains while sharing my experience as a mountain guide and my knowledge about my country.


Russian | Kyrgyz | English



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What people are saying about Yaroslav



We had a really nice time with Yaroslav and his driver Daniel. We were skitouring in the end of February in Karakol and Jyrgalan. Yaroslav is a very professional guide and knows the region very well. Thanks to him we always found the best spots for powder snow. The hostels that he selected were all excellent and clean. Both, Yaroslav and his driver Daniel are very punctual and reliable. They helped us in all matters and were very warm-hearted and fun! all in all we had an amazing week and are very thankful for the fun time that we had together! I would defently book again with Yaroslav!

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