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10-day ski tour in the Khibiny Mountains (Russian Arctic Circle)

Khibiny mountains
ski tour Khibiny Mountains
ski tour Khibiny Mountains
ski tour Khibiny Mountains
ski tour Khibiny Mountains

Join Konstantin, an aspirant guide, on this 10-day Khibiny mountains ski touring, in Kola Peninsula. You'll ski tour around six peaks in the Russian Arctic Circle!

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10 Days

Feb, Mar




This 10-day Khibiny mountains ski touring in Kola Peninsula will take you skiing to 6 peaks in the Russian Arctic Circle.

Khibiny mountains are the highest in the Kola Peninsula and they are located in between two lakes, the Imandra and the Umbozero. These features make these mountains a very special place.

So after your arrival to St. Petersburg, we'll take a train to Apatity from where we'll take a bus and then snowmobiles to Kuelpor. But the long journey will pay off because in the next five days we'll be climbing and skiing on 6 different peaks!

During our journey, you'll get to know the local culture and traditions. We'll be traveling from peak to peak, so you'll get to discover the area and enjoy the scenery. Plus we'll be moving around in snowmobiles, which will only add to the fun!

So contact me if you wish to join me on this 10-day Khibiny mountains ski touring program in Kola Peninsula. I promise you it will be an unforgettable adventure. 

And if you want to check some other adventures in the Caucasus, please take a look at my Ski Mountaineering expedition to Mt.Kazbek 5033m or my Ski Mountaineering program to Mt.Elbrus 5642m.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip


Day 1: Arrival to St. Petersburg and train to Apatity

Early arrival to Saint-Petersburg. Transfer to the railway station and train to Apatity. Night in the train.

Day 2: Arrival at the lodge

Arrival to Apatity in the morning. Bus to Kirovsk. Transfer with snow scooters through Kukisvumchor pass to Kuni’iok valley to Kuelpor hut or hotel (275 m). Luggage is transported with sledges. Night in hut or hotel.

Day 3: Ski day

Ski tour in Mt. Marchenko (1020 m) and then in Mt. Kaskasniunchorr (1180 m). Back to the hut. Night in hut or hotel.

Day 4: Ski day

Ski tour in the North Chorgorr pass (1080 m) with ascent/descent of the plateau of Putelichor or Indychvumchor (1165 m). Night in hut or hotel. 

Day 5: Ski day

We’ll Climb Mt. Rischor (1185 m) from the south and descend through the North to the pass Umba. Then we’ll climb back the north ridge and descent along the West couloir. Night in hut or hotel. 

Day 6: Ski day

Climb to the highest top of Khibiny, Mt. Chasnochor (1191 m) and ski down. Night in hut or hotel. 

Day 7: Ski day

Climb to Mt. Putellichorr (1165 m) and ski down. Back to the hut. Night in hut or hotel.

Day 8: Ski day and departure

Morning ski touring. Snow Scooters to Kirovsk and bus to Apatity. Night train to Saint-Petersburg. Night at the train.

Day 9: Arrival to St. Petersburg

We’ll spend most of the day on board of the train. Arrival to Saint-Petersburg at night. Transfer to the hotel. Night at the hotel.

Day 10: Departure

Transfer to the Pulkovo airport. Departure flight. 




Hotel “Nevskii Grand” in St.Petersburg and Hostel Ramzay in Kola Peninsula.

More info

  • It is mandatory to have a visa to get into Russia. It is not possible to get it on arrival. So to obtain the visa send us your passport details and we'll send you the invitation letter and voucher, and the copies to the Russian Consular Department.

  • Return train tickets from St. Petersburg to Apatity is not included. It cost 260€.

  • Meals on the train are not included.

Meeting point


About the guide

Originally I'm from Altai, a little-known Siberian mountain region. I grew up and developed as a sportsmen and guide in Altai and the Tian-Shan mountains. Since 2010, I live in St. Petersburg and work a lot in the Caucasus region.

Since 2011 I am learning in the Rus­si­an Moun­tain Guides As­so­ci­ation (RMGA), under auspices of the As­so­ci­ation of Ca­na­dian Moun­tain Guides (ACMG). In 2015 I passed the Ap­pren­tice Ski Guide exam.

My main work des­tin­a­tions are Russian and CIS mountain regions as Altai, Khibiny, Tian-Shan, Kamchatka and all Caucasus. I specialize in ski tour and climbing projects in uncommon mountain regions of Russia and CIS.


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