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West Sayan trekking to Pozarym lake

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Dates: 7 - 16 Aug 2018
Days:10
Price:
(per person)
420 €
Type:trekking
Includes:transfers
meals on route
camping gear
guide
Excludes:meals in Abakan and Abaza
flights
visa fees
Length: 640km by auto, 90km on foot
Start from Abakan
level: Moderate (you must have backpacker's experience)

Would you like to dive into the wilderness of Sayan mountains? This route is featured with different sceneries - highland tundra, calm lake in the surrounding of the ridges and stormy waterfalls.

Trails are on height of 1000-1500m and mountains are about 2500-2900 meters high.

Our camps will be set near fast rivers, lakes and small streams.

Guide: Danil Barashkov, biologist and hiking expert.


Features
We'll cross two rivers: Ona and Karatosh. Temperature is about +10..+30 celsius at day and about 0 at night

List of equipment
- backpack, warm sleeping bag (with extreme temperature to -15 celsius), sleeping pad

(warm sleeping bag, sleeping mat and backpack can be rented, if you write us in advance).

- trekking shoes (wore in), light shoes for river wading and day's rest

- rain jacket, pants, fleece pullover, thermal underwear, socks (2 pairs of cotton and 1 pairs of warm trekking socks), cap, raincoat

- the dishes (mug, spoon, bowl and knife)

- forehead lamp

- matches, personal first-aid kit, dental paste with tooth brush, tissue

day description km
1 Transfer from Abakan to start point of hiking (310km). Ascent to Kurukul pass, descent into Kurukul valley (10km on foot). 310
2 Hiking in Kurukul valley, crossing rivers Ona and Karatosh (depth is about 0.5m). 15
3 Today we will reach Pozarym lake, calm and picturesque place into the heart of West Sayan mountains. 14
4 Hiking around lake 12
5 Hiking around lake 10
6 Hiking around lake, visiting Ulug-Hol waterfall 20
7 Return to Karatosh valley 7
8 Crossing Ona and Karatosh rivers. 14
9 Returning back in Kurukul valley. Hiking to road. Transfer to Bolshoy On (90km), it is small settlement into the mountains. Banya. 15
10 Transfer to Abakan. 270

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Ulug-Hol waterfall

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