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Trekking to Altai, September 2022

September is nice time to trekking in Altai mountains. Autumn golden colors and spectacular views.
Inya-Tyungur trail is not so high as Akkem trek, so temperatures were ok.
Trekking to Ergaki nature park July 2022

Ergaki nature park is located in Western Sayan mountains, Krasnoyarsk krai. There are variety of rocks, lakes, waterfalls. Coniferous forest is very picturesque. Siberian pines towers above clear brooklets.

It is home for chipmunks, bears and roe deer.
Trekking to Altai, Karakabak valley in June 2022

Karakabak valley in Altai mountains.
There are many flowers blossom in June. Hiking in Altai is nice because there are no ticks and mosquitoes.
Birdwatching in Tomsk region

Day hike in Tomsk surroundings looking fro birds. November 2021.
Trekking to Altai, Shavla lake, July 2021

Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau, June 2021

Backcountry in Luzhba, March 2021

Backcountry skiing in Luzhba, Kuznetsk Alatau in March 2021
Backcountry ski in Balyksa, Siberia, January 2021

Ski touring in Balyksa, Khakassia republic.
Mountain skiing in Sheregesh, November 2020

Sheregesh is most famous ski resort of southern Siberia.
Trekking to Belukha mountain, Altai. August 2020

Belukha is highest mountain of Siberia on border between Kazakhstan and Russia. Landscapes are very picturesque here and we enjoyed trekking a lot.
Trip to Altai , July 2020

Road to Altai is one of the most beautiful in Siberia. We did a short trip through the Altai republic.
Backcountry ski in Siberia, February 2020

Sheregesh ski, December 2019

Trekking to Kamchatka in August and September 2019

Trekking to Belukha , Altai mountains in August 2019

Trekking to Altai mountains, Shavla lake in July 2019

Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau mountains in June 2019

Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau mountains in June 2019
Birdwatching tour to Altai. May 2019

Birdwatching tour to Altai mountains
Trip to Baikal ice in March 2019

Baikal ice trip in March 2019.
Ski tour trip to Siberia, March 2019

Sheregesh ski December 2018

Trip to Kamchatka. Volcanoes and Pacific ocean.

Trekking to Kamchatka. Tolbachik circle 2018.

Trekking to Altai. Belukha mountain 2018.

Trekking to Ergaki 2018

Trekking to Altai. Shavla lakes and Maashey valley 2018

Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau 2018

Baikal trip, March 2018

Baikal lake, December 2017

Winter trip to Baikal lake in December. We stayed at Olkhon island, and did short hikes around.
Trekking to Kamchatka, around Tolbachik volcano. September 2017.

Trekking to Kamchatka, land of bears and volcanoes, on the edge of Russia
Trekking to Altai. Belukha mountain 2017.

Trekking to Belukha mountain and Kucherla lake
Trekking to Altai. Shavla lakes and Maashey valley 2017

Trekking to Shavla lake and Maashey valley.
Trip to Altai in May 2017

Short trip to border of Mongolia
Kuznetsk Alatau backcountry trip 2017

Trip to Kuznetsk Alatau in February 2017
Baikal adventure, September 2016

Trekking to Altai. Belukha mountain 2016.

Summer highlight was trekking to Belukha mountain. It is world known trekking destination with stunning surroundings.
Trekking to Altai. Shavla lakes and Maashey valley 2016

Ergaki trekking in June 2016

Ergaki trekking, June 2016.
Trip to Far East in May 2016

Trekking in Sikhote-Alin mountains, on border of Zov Tigra national park.
Backcountry in Kuznetsk Alatau, March 2016

Backcountry in Kuznetsk Alatau
Sheregesh tour February 2016

Sheregesh ski resort is located in south of Kemerovo region. It is famous for its early snow conditions. Usually season starts in November and last till April.
Kamchatka 2015

We did a short explore tour to Kamchatka in October 2015
Altai auto tour, September 2015

Trip to Altai by car with day hikes to mountains. As well we did three days trekking to Maashey valley.
Trekking Tuva - Khakassia 2015

Pictures by Osip Mikunis. It was quite difficult trek due to terrain. We had to go without trail through the bushes.
Trekking to Ergaki 2015

Trekking to Altai. Shavla lakes and Maashey valley 2015

Trekking to Altai mountains, July 2015
Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau 2015

We've returned from Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau mountains June 2015.
Far East tour with Trans-siberian railway 2015

Trekking to Ergaki 2014

Auto tour to Tuva 2014

Buryatia mountains 2014

Tunki mountains and Big Sayan mountains in Buryatia republic
Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau 2014

Winter pictures of West Sayan

Trekking to Ergaki. June 2013

Trekking to West Sayan 2013

Wildlife of Ladakh. September 2013

Trekking to Altai. Shavla lakes and Maashey valley 2013

Altai auto tour 2013

Trekking to Ergaki 2012

Trekking to West Sayan 2012

Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau 2012

We reached Karatosh pass in three days and decided to stay for two days on top. At same time we noticed two young bears at opposite side of mountain. Fortunately we had a binoculars and we spent several hours watching them. Bears played and relaxed on snowfields.
Trekking Khakassia-Tuva 2011

Altai auto tour 2011

Trekking to Khakassia 2010

We started hiking after midday, crossed the swamp and came up to Bolshoy On river. During last trekking tours we crossed this small river without any problems, but now it was smposing stream. We crossed this river with care and nobody fell into water. After short rest we started climb to Kurukul pass. First impression of trekking in second half of June - lots of water, tiny brooks were everywhere and tourist trail was absolutely wet. In some places trail hided under streamlets.
Trekking Khakassia-Tuva 2008

The next day we started climbing Karatosh. The first steps were hard because all vegetation was wet and cold. We climbed in the dense forest along the path of animals. In a some time we got a woodless zone. On the stones we glimpsed the family of wild goats and snowcocks.
Trekking to Kuznetsk Alatau 2009

In the morning we traversed along the steep ridge and started to walk down to Golden Valley through remote pass. There were big snowfields on slopes around us and we got the picturesque cirque with frozen lake in the middle. The sun was hot and it was interesting to feel ice under your feet.
Trekking to Pozarym lake 2007

The Pozarym lake quite big, very beautiful, there are many comfortable camping places. Beside the lake we met many partidges, as scientists say there is a big population of the boar. Here the end of the footpath and further we had to walk without footpath
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