Tour # 1. Ski-touring, Alpine Trekking, Ski-climbing in Kamchatka.
Day 1. Arrival, Petropalovsk city tour.
Night 1. In the town.
Day 2. Warm-up at the “Moroznaya” ski resort + short ski tour (difference 200 m.), hot springs.*
Night 2. In the town
Day 3. “Gorelaya” hill, hot springs. *
Night 3. In the town
Day 4. Transfer by a snowmobile to the “Avachinsky” pass. Climbing to the “ Avachinsky” Volcano. 40 minutes by the snowmobile
Night 4. At the camp, “Avachinsky” pass.
Day 5. One day climbing to the Avachinsky” and “Koryakskiy” Volcano .
Night 5. At the camp in “Avachinsky” pass
Day 6. Transfer to the recreational area near to the “Vilyuchinsky” Volcano. 40 min. by snowmobile + 2 hours by car.
Night 6. At the comfortable recreational area
Day 7. One day climbing to the “Vilyuchinsky” Volcano.
Night 7. In the town
Day 8. Departure.
*It can be changed for “Glinyanaya” hill, “Cherelchik” hill, “Babiy Kamen” hill because of weather, snow condition and at the customer’s option.
Important: It is a standard program. It can be changed in compliance with your conditioning and at the customer’s option. We offer 4 levels’ routes: 1-st level – beginner, 2nd level – trained, 3rd-advanced, 4th – expert . Note: The program can be changed during the tour because of weather, snow condition.
Level 1(beginner). Mountain peaks with 500 m. Difference, with ski-tours (30 minutes)
–“Moroznaya” hill, 40 minutes’ journey from the town. (half way lifting on the chair (cable way to the “Moroznaya” base) (differences: 500 m on the cable way + 300 m on ski). Free ride or ski run. It is necessary for warm-up or it can be recommended to pass the time during bad weather.
– “Chirelchik” hill, 50 km away from the town (1 hour journey from the town, difference 700 m.) Free ride. At the bottom road through the “stone birch”.
–“Glinyanaya” hill, half way lifting (difference 1000 m). 60 km away from the town, 1 hour journey. Free ride.
–“Gorelaya” hill, half way lifting (difference 1000 m.). 70 away from the town, 1 hour journey. Free ride.
– “Krasnaya” hill, within the city, «Krasnaya» hill base (difference 350 m , lifter). Free ride and ski run. It is necessary for warm-up or it can be recommended to pass the time during bad weather.
Level 2(trained). Mountain peak with difference 1000-1200 m. Free ride.
–“Gorelaya” hill. 70 km away from the town, 1 hour journey. Difference 1000 m. On the peak you will have good choice of ski run N-W, W, SW. You will always have a good snow. Recommended.
–“Babiyi kamen” hill. 70 km away from the town, Paratunka river’s valley, 1.5 hours journey. Difference 1000 м. Only on choice of ski run. Usually, there is a lot of snow and no road sometimes. You can meet a bear here.
– “Glinenaya” hill, 60 km away from the town. Difference 1000 м. Here you will have several choices of ski run: as for beginner as for expert.
Level 3(advanced). Mountain peak with difference till 2500 m. Free ride.
–“Avachinsky” Volcano. 2741 m high. Two days. 30 km away from the town. Night at the camp (Avachinsky pass), 900 m. altitude. Climbing on the road 1 B. It will take 4-7 hours, difference 1800 m. As usually, at the top of the volcano, the snow is very hard and unfit for downhill. But the thing is worth the effort. You will be on the top of active volcano . The crater is full of clinker after eruption in 1991 year. At the top of the Volcano you will need to use crampons, move with safety equipment.
–“Koselsky” Volcano. In 30 km away from the town. Two-day route. 2190 high, 1. 1 hour journey by car, than 4-5 hours by ski or snowmobile (for additional payment), night at a height of 800 m. at the tent or in the house. In the morning you will climb to the top (800 m. more). It will take 4-7 hours. Difference 1300 m. It is dormant volcano, nevertheless is very beautiful. Usually here is very good snow, but more wild because of nook. Sometimes is necessary to use crampons, move with safety equipment.
–“Volyuchinsky” Volcano. 2173 m. high. Two-day route. 90 km. away from the town, 2-3 hours journey by car to the base camp. Night the comfortable recreational area, in 10 km. away from the Volcano .Difference 1900 m. It will take 4-8 hours to climb to the top of the Volcano. At the top, quite possible, , you will need to use crampons, move with safety equipment . It is very beautiful mountain, great view. At the base camp you will enjoy thermal spring .
Level 4(expert). Technical ski-mountaineering. Difference 1200-2500 m. Free ride.
–“Koselsky” Volcano. In 30 km away from the town. Two-day route. 2190 high, 2A, West counterforce. To the base camp 4-5 hours on ski or by snowmobile (for additional price), night at a height of 800 m. at the tent or in the house. In the morning you will climb to the top (800 m. more). It will take 6-8 hours. The most interesting thing of the program is a rock area with 2-3 rope on the high 1400 m.
– SPECIAL OFFER. “Avachinsky” Volcano from the north. Night at the camp (Avachinsky” pass, 900 m. Altitude. Climb through the glacier, on the high 2000 m. The relief change every year. As usually, at the top of the volcano, above 2200 m. the snow is very hard.
–“Koryakskyi” Volcano. (3456 m.) Two days. Night at the camp (Avachinsky pass), 900 m. altitude. 2A route, takes 7-12 hours. It is necessary to use crampons, safety equipment. There is different snow, sometimes with ice and rocks. The descent is possible just after the test climbing at another, more easy mountain, for example at the nearest Avachinsky.
Note: level 4 is possible only after test climbing on the level 3. Optional, late in the day, you can spend time at the thermal spring . During bad weather we offer you skiing at “Moroznaya”, “Krasnaya” sopka.
Transport: Minibus Toyota Hiace, 4WD, Toyota Land Cruiser.
Minimal group: 2 people.
– 2-3 pax 1250 euro/person.
– 4-7 pax 1050 euro/person.
– 8 pax 800 euro/person.
The cost include:
-Transfers (according to the tour).
-snowmobile (“Avachinsky”, “Koryaksky”,”Volyuchinsky” Volcano (standard program)).
-tickets for thermal spring.
-tickets for cable car «Krasnaya sopka», «Moroznaya».
-Accommodation at the “Avachincky” Volcano (2 days/2 nights).
-accommodation at the camp near “Volyuchincky” Volcano (1 day/1 night).
-accommodation at the town (apartment or house).
The cost does not include:
-snowmobile rent for the tour «Kozelsky» Volcano.
– three meals a day.