The first ski resort worth about 500 million rubles will appear on teletskoye lake in the Altai Mountains, its first planned to start by the beginning of the ski season in 2013, told RIA Novosti Stepan Karnaukh, director of "Teletsk ski club board", which is building the complex.
- Teletsky lake and the village Iogach. Photos Al-tai.ru
Gorny Altai authorities position as an environmentally clean region, and tourism industry is one of the priorities in the development of the country as a whole. Flow of tourists to the region each year is increasing. So, at the end of last year, the flow of tourists to the country increased by 12.5% and amounted to 1.35 million visits. However, winter tourism in the Altai Mountains is still underdeveloped. The authorities have repeatedly stressed that the current trend in the region is taken for the development of winter tourism.
As told the agency, a major ski resort "Teletsky Lake" is created within five kilometers of the coast near the village on the mountain Iogach Cocu. In the future, it can take up to 2.5 thousand people every day, and the total length of tracks of different difficulty levels exceed 20 kilometers. These places are different snowfalls and warm sunny winters, so here — the perfect place for a ski resort, he said.
"The ski resort we entrepreneurs planning to build on teletskoye lake since the early 2000s, studied the issue and plan. And last year signed an agreement with the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of forest lease, and began to prepare the track. Now been cleared two runs, the lift line, built transmission lines. We have already bought snow grooming equipment, a double chairlift. During the winter, plan to finish the project on it, to make all necessary expertise. Already in the spring will begin to fill in support for the lift. first phase of the complex, we plan to launch the end of the summer of 2013, "- said Karnaukh.
The length of the lines in the first phase of the complex is about five kilometers in length double chair lift — 1.3 kilometers with a height difference of 430 meters. In the future, on the slopes of the complex will amount to a maximum elevation of 600-800 meters.
At the first stage of the project, which is carried out by private investors, will require about 60 million rubles. And the whole project will be fully spent, according to the interlocutor, not less than 0.5 billion rubles. According to him, the project ski complex "Teletsky Lake" may be included in the federal program, and in this case, the construction of some of the infrastructure will be financed from the federal budget.
Teletsky Lake (also Golden Lake, Altyn-Kel) is located in the south of Western Siberia, and Turochakskiy Ulagansky areas of the Republic of Altai) is a natural World Heritage Site. Teletsky lake is the second deepest body of water after Lake Baikal Russia. Half of the Teles lake is included in the Altay State Nature Biosphere Reserve, which is also included in the list of natural heritage. Every year thousands of tourists visit the lake. Experts believe that with the construction of a new ski resort in these places, their number will increase significantly.