Kartepe is a fairly new resort in Turkey. It is located between Izmit and Adapazarı (approx 100 km from South–East of Istanbul), in the area of high and snowy mountains that lie closest to the capital. It is mostly chairlifts that provide uplift to 12 tree-lined runs at Kartepe, that mainly suit beginners and intermediates. A ski school is in operation. We have no information about cross country skiing at Kartepe.
Resorts close to Kartepe include: Uludağ (102 km), Kartalkaya (144 km), Mt Keltepe (204 km), Elmadag (279 km), Mt Ilgaz (308 km)