Erzurum is a city in eastern Turkey. It has one of the best powder snow in the world. The International University Sports Federation World Winter Games, 2011 Winter Universiade, will be held in Palandoken Mountain, Erzurum.
The highest point of Mt. Palandoken(Erzurum), Great Ejder at 3188m, can be reached to an altitude of 3100 metres by a chair lift.