Siberia Trekking - discover Russian nature
Trekking to Ergaki nature park
West Sayan is a scenic spot of Russia with alpine forms of mountains. Deep valleys divide ridges. Lakes reflect sky like a mirror. Waterfalls make a noise into crevices.
We will meet in Abakan, small and green town, capital of Khakassia. Then we will go by car towards Tuva (about 4 hours).
Ergaki ridge is a part of West Sayan mountains. For years it attract backpackers, campers and hikers. We invite you to explore this destination.
Height vary during the treks from 1500 to 2000 meters. No need to be careful of altitude sickness.
Weather is very changeable, rains are frequent. Day temperature in July vary from 15 to 30 celsius, night temperature is 10..15 celsius.
Itinerary can be changed due to weather conditions.
Please note there are no porters, horses or mules. You have to carry all your things plus part of shared food (about 5 kg)
List of equipment
-backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad
- trekking shoes, light shoes for 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