16 March 2021
Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, Minister of Youth and Sports, made examinations at the Murat Mountain at an altitude of 2,300 meters in the Gediz district of Kütahya. Kasapoğlu said that vision projects will be carried out on Murat Mountain and strengthened for athletes interested in winter sports.
Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, the Minister of Youth and Sports, stated that they have versatile projects related to Murat Mountain with an altitude of 2,300 meters located in Gediz district of Kütahya. Murat Mountain Ski Kasapoğlu observations in the Thermal Center, said that the geography of the region’s rare that both skiing and to allow for thermal tourism in Turkey.
Emphasizing that Murat Mountain, which has the potential to express a meaningful mission, has serious opportunities especially in terms of winter tourism, Kasapoğlu said, “We have vision projects related to this, we work on them. “We have studies to support both in terms of capacity and technique. We will also realize these,” he said.
Minister Kasapoğlu explained that Murat Mountain is the highest point of the region as well as forming the natural border of Kütahya and Uşak provinces. Stating that they will bring this region to young people and the country as soon as possible, Kasapoğlu said:
“On behalf cultivate more qualified young population of our country, Turkey over the future of young people who have youth camp project of the issues of importance our Ministry on behalf of bring people together. In many sports facilities, with swimming pool, with service areas in different branches, however, in accordance with our thematic camp, science , culture and art camp our hope one of our convenient of course, many functions will be able to perform vision of the camp where we will meet our short time in the young. I hope this place is around the future of young people in Turkey even internationally will welcome the future young people in the best way. I believe that our youth that embraces and we will take it to very different points with its surrounding spirit “
Murat Mountain Thermal Ski Center, which is 25 kilometers away from the district center, has ski runs close to the summit and thermal springs at an altitude of 1500 meters at a temperature of 41 degrees. Those who come to the region, where 3 tracks of 1735 meters in total are located at “difficult”, “medium” and “easy” levels, can take lessons from certified trainers with the ski sets they bring with them or rented in the center.
The center provides services to ski lovers with a 735-meter T-bar or a 300-meter baby lift, which provides access to the tracks after a free 45-minute training. In previous years, apart flats and bungalow houses were built in the region, which attracts attention with its powder snow structure, which is ideal for skiing in winter tourism.