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Dombaj Ski Resort Guide

Dombaj, Russia

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift2,600m
Resort Height1,650m
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The Russian ski resort of Dombaj is in the Russian Caucasus at an altitude of 1,650m.


Dombaj has direct access to 10 marked pistes, served by a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,650m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,600m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.


Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Dombaj.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Dombaj is 3km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Dombaj?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 9 December, with around 5cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Dombaj

Ski Area Stats

Dombaj Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Dombaj Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m
Lowest Piste1,650m
Resort Altitude (Dombaj)1,650m

Location and Map

Where is Dombaj?

This ski resort is in the Russian Caucasus in Karachaevskiy rayon, Karachay-Cherkessia.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The 12 ski lifts are able to uplift 5,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Dombaj open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Dombaj, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Dombaj Tourist Office for the latest.