Unique climatic and resorts, last known outside the country for its unique combination of a mild climate, majestic mountains and modern sports facilities. They are located in the foothills of the Alatau Zaliyskogo 15 km. Alma-Ata. Located at an altitude of 1700 m. Medeo consists of a unique antimudflow dam, the world's first on such a scale created by blasting, and one of the world's biggest ice rinks for speed skating. Chocolate tan in the middle of winter in these places is not a problem - the number of sunny days per year over two hundred, so even in the dead of winter you can skate or ski in the form of a beach. " Chimbulak, situated at an altitude of 2200 m, is one of the best ski areas in Central Asia. The ski season lasts from November to April, the best time - from January to February.