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Kamchatka 8-day heliboarding trip

Kamchatka
Kamchatka, Russia
heliboarding Kamchatka

Explore with Goulven, an IFMGA certified guide, the Kamchatka peninsula. This 8-day heliboarding trip is a unique adventure on a remote and beautiful volcanic peninsula.

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Kamchatka

8 Days

Apr, May

Fit

Intermediate


Description

Russia is much more than rich history and a fascinating culture. Russia has also a vast territory with magical natural settings. The Kamchatka peninsula is one of these magical places and you will get to explore it on this incredible heliboarding and ski touring 8-day trip.

Kamchatka is an incredible volcanic peninsula located in the Russian Far East, between the Okhotsk and Bering seas. It has over 200 volcanoes, 29 active and the highest being Mount Kljutschevskayay (4.790 m). The peninsula lies at a similar latitude to the UK. However, the cold Oyashio sea current and the arctic winds from Siberia keep it covered in snow most of the year.

The Kamchatka peninsula used to be a forbidden military area, thus it has remained in a natural and wild state. Now it is opened to the public and a few lucky snowboarders and skiers get to explore it.

Because of its wild terrain, many of the best spots for snowboarding are difficult to reach. That is why a helicopter ride is an excellent option. Not only you will reach the most amazing areas: you will also enjoy the stunning views of this wild and magnificent place.

Our MI8 helicopters will take you on a different adventure daily. Imagine yourself gliding along the fjords. Imagine the adrenaline running through your veins when you snowboard down the sides of a volcano. You will pass through fuming vents and immense forests. And at the end of each day, we normally go to relax at the thermal baths near our hotel.

If you want to be part of this exclusive adventure, please send me a message. I will make sure you enjoy this unique and unforgettable experience.

Also, if you prefer skiing in other equally extreme places, check out the other trips I offer, like this one: ski touring from a boat in Greenland.

About the guide

With my name I can’t make you believe that I am mountaineer of origin! I am a breton migrant worker who was stranded in the Pyrénées and later in the Alps…
What I like most of my job is the incredible mountain’s support to weave the real relationships in a short time and often the quality with people whom I guide to these beautiful summits. It is with a great pleasure that I put at your disposal my 25 years of experience in the climbing, mountaineering and skiing playgrounds to guide you in your adventure projects. I am also ski instructor and mountain rescuer. See you soon!

Languages

French

Certificates

SNGM

Residence

Val d'Isère


What people are saying about Goulven Cuzon

Alastair Hardie

5.00

March, 2018

Overall the experience was great - Xavier really knew the local area catered to everyones abilities in the group and offered some great advice. I would love to book another day trip (or maybe even a multi day trip!) with Xavier so I could experience some of the peace and quiet you get away from the piestes in the remote areas of the mountains. Would recommend to anyone that wants to explore the mountains away from the crowds.

Christophe Thomas

August, 2017

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Olivier

5.00

March, 2016

Goulven a une lecture époustouflante de la montagne. Son histoire personnelle est passionnante et en dit long sur son expertise. Etant guide à travers le monde et co-pilote d’hélicoptère de secours dans les Alpes, on se sent rassuré de le suivre hors des sentiers battus. Je recommande vivement d’être guidé par Goulven, surtout pour des randonnées techniques.

Charles

5.00

August, 2014

Je recommande vivement de vous entourer de Goulven pour vos expéditions. Outre ses excellentes compétences techniques, vous découvrirez un guide aimant partagé sa riche expérience humaine et professionnelle et soucieux de vous faire vivre de belles choses à ses côtés!

Gauthier

5.00

August, 2014

J’ai eu la chance de rencontrer Goulven et d’être guidé par lui sur le Grand Paradis en août 2014. C’est un super compagnon de cordée, un pro de la sécurité, un excellent leader, un défenseur de belles valeurs montagnardes et une personne très riche par le métier diversifié qu’il exerce, guide de haute montagne mais aussi copilote d’hélicoptère.


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