Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
We’ll be seeing Lake Baikal and tasting the famous Buryat buzz on the way. From the beginning of the Mamay gorge we’ll move to the hut. We’ll be light on skins, our bags will be on snowmobiles. After that, if time permits, we’ll do a warm-up tour of the mountains.
You’ll spend your days skiing at your preferred destinations.
Transfer to Irkutsk, We’ll see Baikal Lake and enjoy Buryat cuisine on the way.
Please bring along:
Fat powder skis( minimum 110 mm underfoot)
Splitboards for snowboarders is a requirement
Complete ski touring kit
First aid and repair kit
I’m a certified RMGA ski guide and member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. I grew up in Siberia with Siberian mountains as my backyard.
After successfully completing my studies at the Faculty of Geography and widespread personal experience in the backcountry skiing, I began my career as a guide in 2014 with internships in Khibiny mountains in Kola peninsula. In 2017, founded Smart Mountains - an independent guiding company, specializing in exploration of the best skiing spots in the Siberian mountains. I was one of the first who started provides guiding services for international markets in Siberia area.
My ski guiding experience includes 5 years guiding and avalanche forecasting for guiding operations in the mountains of Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, many corners of the Russian Caucasus, as well as heli-skiing in the Kamchatka peninsula and of course running my operations in Siberia. Organized and led multi-day expeditions in remote areas, on glaciated terrain in the Northern Tien Shan, Tuyuk- su glacier where I did several technically first ski descents.
Member of the Russian Mountain Guides Association. Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association. CAA Avalanche Operations Level 1 diploma. Avalanche forecaster. ISIA Snowboard instructor of category C. Ski Patrol First Aid courses.
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