Kamchatka - Backcountry and Heli-Ski

Technical skills

Moderate

Fitness level

Moderate

Trip length
12 days
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Price starting from
$8,000
per person, excluding flights

Overview

Explore and ride the mysterious Land of Fire and Ice on this 12-day guided ski and splitboard expedition in Kamchatka, Russia. The expedition relies on human-powered travel in the mountains, with snowmobile and snowcat assistance to reach the various basecamp locations. ...
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Explore and ride the mysterious Land of Fire and Ice on this 12-day guided ski and splitboard expedition in Kamchatka, Russia. The expedition relies on human-powered travel in the mountains, with snowmobile and snowcat assistance to reach the various basecamp locations.
The trip includes:
Lead and Tail Guides joined by one local Russian guide; Airport transfers; 2 nights hotel accommodation including breakfasts in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky; Private transport between locations; Snowmobile support in the Ganalsky Range; 5 nights Ganalsky basecamp accommodation in 2 or 3-person tents with large kitchen and dining tents; 1 night accommodation in private lodge with thermal pools in Paratunka; Snowcat transport to Avachinsky Pass; 3 nights accommodation and banya session at the mountain huts on Avachinsky Pass; Dedicated cook; 8 days of guided skiing/splitboarding

Availability

Custom Adventure
Custom adventures are a great way to push your limits, pick your own route, and design a special itinerary
12 days
From $8,000/day/person

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from Moscow
Day 2: Rest, gear checks, and planning briefs for the days ahead in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Day 3: Establish basecamp at Ganalsky Range.
Day 4: Guided skiing.
Day 5: Guided skiing.
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Questions & Answers

Participants must be in excellent physical condition, and comfortable touring for long distances carrying their own backcountry packs.
Yes. All participants must provide personal touring gear and avalanche safety tools (transceiver, probe, shovel), as well as mountaineering tools such as crampons and an ice axe. Clothing and sleeping bags/pads to insulate and protect against the Siberian cold will be critical. Splitboards are required for snowboarders.
A tourist visa is required for entry into Russia and will need to be applied for in advance. We will provide the necessary letter of invitation to submit with your personal visa application.
Maybe. It may be possible to add one or two days of heli-assist touring to the itinerary. However, heli bumps aren't cheap and we will make it a group discussion among guides and clients before making any decisions.
Airfare and baggage fees; Visa fees (tourist visa required); Medical/evacuation insurance; Lunches and dinners in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky; All meals in Paratunka; Alcohol; Tips for guides.
Trip length
12 days
choose your start date
Price starting from
$8,000
per person, excluding flights

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