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Backcountry ski in Siberia

Dates: 2-9 March 2018
Days:7
Price:
(per person)
450 €
Type:backcountry skiing
Includes:all transfers,
accommodation,
food at mountains
Excludes:visa fees,
flights,
meals in cafe,
insurance
Length: 30
Start from Mezhdurechensk

Many people think about siberian winter as cold and dark. Nevertheless it can be beautiful and amazing. We're going to arrange winter tour to mountains of Kuznetsk Alatau in Southern Siberia on border of Kemerovo region and Khakassia republic.

Main purpose is backcountry skiing in powder snow. Slopes are moderate covered with trees. Height differences are 500-700 meters.
Avalanche danger is low, tough we highly recommend to take avalanche rescue detector, shovel and probe.

Temperatures are vary from -10 to -30. Last winter was quite mild with temperature about -10..-15.

Hut is equipped with heating stove, table, gas stove. There is a banya as well. Other facilities are very simple.

Backcountry in March 2016

Area on google maps


List of equipment
ski clothes: thermal underwear, fleece, ski jacket, ski pants,
skis or snowboard,
avalanche safety gear (beacon, shovel, probe),
ski goggles,
headlamp,
first-aid kit,
multi-tool or repair kit

day description km
1 2 March. Meeting in Mezhdurechensk. Preparation for backcountry.
2 3 March. Departure at 7.30 to Luzhba by local train. Arrival at 9.20, start of hiking 6-11km to hut. Start of backcountry. Accommodation: hut.
3 4-8 March. Backcountry skiing. Accommodation: hut.
4 9 March. Backcountry skiing, descent to Luzhba station. Departure at 15.00 to Mezhdurechensk by train.
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