If you never consider skiing Armenia, I guarantee you are not the only one. This deal is off the beaten path but an amazing price for anyone with Armenian heritage, along with anyone else who wants to cross off one of the more interesting ski-able destinations.
Philly to Armenia on a 5 star Airline normally runs easily $1350+, this saves you 65% or so and gets you there on World #1 Qatar Airways
One stop to the Armenian capital is pretty un-heard of, let alone one stop at 65% off the normal price.
When your capital has views, and vertical, like the above you can bet there are some fun spots to ride not terribly far away.
Ski + Snowboard
Armenia might not be your typical dream destination for riders outside of Russia, but that doesn't mean it doesn't deserve serious consideration. Riders from the former USSR have been spending the winters training at Armenian resorts since the 60s.
That said the coolest part about this (for me) is the insane amount of backcountry culture I ran into while researching.
Lot of big skys and big hills to go along with them. Be sure to touch bases with the Armenian Alpine club if you are hiking it.
As mentioned, there are some solid resort options for those who might prefer a chair to the top.
The above were both shot at Tsaghkadzor, the more famous of the Armenian ski destinations.
Posting a single free date here for those of you have yet to subscribe, due to availability it is early season. That said if you are making the trip, why not hit it when it's good.
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