Russia is a winter sports haven and boasts a vast expanse of terrain to discover on skis. To the northwest, in the Arctic circle, is the Kola Peninsula, which is warmer than you might expect, and about as remote a splitboarding region as they come. Further east, and also in the Arctic circle, is Siberia, where the Mamay Valley, a renowned ski haven lies. To the far east, the simply dazzling Kamchatka Peninsula boasts snowy mountainscapes that overlook the Sea of Okhotsk and the Pacific. While to the southwest, the Caucasus mountains are the stars of the mountaineering and ski scene, with the famous Mount Elbrus and Mount Kazbek standing high on the border with Georgia. Find a certified guide on Explore-Share.com and go splitboarding in Russia to discover these and other remote landscapes of this vast country.
Winters are cold with average temperatures around -8 degrees celsius, the summers are mild with temperatures around 19 degrees celsius. The weather is much colder in the mountains.
Fly to Moscow, then take internal flights to the closest city to the peak of your choice.
Between March and May, when there is still plenty of snow but the weather is not so harsh and the days lighter.
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