THE GEOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF BABADAG
Babadağ, which became the symbol of Fethiye, is located in Ölüdeniz (Blue Lagoon). The peak of the mountain is 1965 meters. It is covered with cedar and spruce trees, mainly Pine on the mountain.
The mountain is actively used as a paragliding Center. Suitable for mountaineering activities. Its geological structure is very suitable for paragliding sport because it takes the wind from 4 Hills.
It is possible to fly from Babadağ in 4 seasons with paragliding. There is an angle of view from the summit to the shores of Dalaman. It is possible to see the island of Rhodes on sunny days with clear visibility.
There is a small section of the local population living on the mountain. The inhabitants of Babadağ are engaged in animal husbandry and forestry. According to the wind angles of Babadağ 1200 meters, 1700 meters, 1800 meters and 1965 meters are paragliding departures.
Because the wind in winter only meets the peak of 1200 meters, only flights can be made from this peak in winter.The restaurant at the Babadag summit has a beautiful view from a wide angle.
People who go to the hill for paragliding can drink their tea here and take beautiful photographs.
BABADAG CABLE CAR
Babadağ, who came up with the cable car project, started the project in 2017 and is still continuing. Within the scope of the project, there is intensive work at the Babadağ summit. The project end date is projected as 2020. Since the cable car line is opened, it is planned to carry approximately 100,000 people every year.
Is thought to contribute to tourism with the opening of the line. There is also a green side of the project. Currently, there are minibuses to the mountain for paragliding activity.
After opening the line will be used extensively for paragliding said. When the project is launched, it will contribute to carbon emissions. Rare plant and animal species on Babadağ are under protection.The mountain passes as a national park. Hunting and similar activities are prohibited.
Those who want to visit the mountain are not charged. If paragliding is to be done, 35 TL single entry fee and 61 TL tandem flights are charged.
ESTABLISHING A CAMP IN BABADAG
There is no obstacle to camping in Babadağ. You can see your tent and make camp. There is a population of wild boar intensively on the mountain.If you’re going to camp, it’s safe to keep your food trash away from the tent.
You can dispose of your garbage at the cafe at 1700 meters or you need to download it with you.For campers, you can only light the fire if it is not too big when you use it. You have to turn off the fire at night.
It is recommended that you learn what it feels like to wake up at the peak of the Babadag to the day.
BABADAG MOUNTAIN CLIMBING AND CLIMBING
In terms of mountaineering activities, there are points suitable for the starting level. For advanced climbers, it is possible to choose different routes and make a challenging climb to the summit. Steep slopes are covered with hard rock like marble. There are many caves and streams on the mountain.
For those who want to explore new places, it is recommended to climb the Northeast front of the mountain. At the same time, a route from Babadağ to menderos mountain can be established and a short trek can be made.Fethiye mountaineering club provides training and information with mountaineering activities.
Located in Fethiye’s Calis area, the club has a climbing site. You can exercise safely here before climbing the mountain. You can attend the summit climbing activities by following the activity calendar of the mountaineering club.