Welcome to Choman Ski Club
Discover the Magic of Choman Ski Club
Welcome to Skiraq.com, the online home of the Choman Ski Club. Nestled in the picturesque Zagros mountains around Choman, our club is on a mission to transform lives through the joy of skiing and foster a sense of community.
Ski Iraq Initiative - Collecting Used Ski Touring Equipment
Join Us in Making a Difference!
This is where you come in! We are currently running the "Skiraq" initiative, a campaign to collect used ski touring equipment. Your contributions will:
Support Choman Ski Club: The collected equipment will directly benefit the Choman Ski Club, providing access to skiing for locals and spreading the joy of this exhilarating sport.
Empower Children in Kurdish Iraq: The main focus is to benefit children in Kurdish Iraq, offering them the opportunity to learn and experience the thrill of skiing
Annual Ski Festival and Backcountry Race
Save the Date: February Ski Festival
Experience the excitement of our annual ski festival, held every February. Highlights include:
Backcountry Race on Mount Hassarost: Join skiers of all abilities in a thrilling backcountry race down Mount Hassarost, celebrating the spirit of adventure and competition.
Local Roast: Join the locals with a local roast, where we celebrate the accomplishments of the day and the unity of our community.
Involvement of Teenagers from Refugee Camps
Sponsoring Future Athletes
The Club is proud to sponsor teenagers from the Darashakran Run Club and other refugee camps. By busing them in from the Erbil governate, we provide these young individuals with the opportunity to:
Learn Snow Sports: Introduce teenagers to the world of snow sports, fostering a love for outdoor activities and creating memories that last a lifetime.
Participate in Events: These sponsored teenagers actively participate in our ski festival and backcountry race, showcasing their newfound skills and determination.
Get Involved, Skiraq!
Join us in our mission to spread the joy of skiing and make a positive impact in Kurdish Iraq. Donate equipment, participate in our events, or simply spread the word. Together, we can create a brighter future through the Choman Ski Club.