5 days ski touring trip in the snowiest mountain region of Kazakhstan. More than 60 routes near Ridder city on the Ivanovskiy, Serzhinskiy, Prohodnoy, Cherepanovskiy and Kholodniy ranges.
Altai Mountains, or Altai, is a mountain system in Central Asia and southern Siberia, consisting of high and mid-mountain ranges, separated by river valleys. The highest summit: Belukha peak (4506 meters).
Altai Mountains is the best region in Kazakhstan for freeriding and ski touring. The long winter season will allow you to enjoy the excellent snow conditions from November to March.
Snow accumulation exceeds 3 meters.
A variety of terrain (snow fields, skiing in the forest and snow pillows) will make your freeride tour in Altai unforgettable.
The tour begins in the Ust-Kamenogorsk — this is the central city of the East Kazakhstan region. It is easy to get here by plane with a direct flight from Moscow, Almaty, Astana and Novosibirsk, by train or bus. Five Russian and Kazakh airlines fly to Ust-Kamenogorsk.
Next, we will provide a special transfer from the airport or railway station to the Ridder, which is located near the ridges of the Altai Mountains. The road will take no more than 2 hours.
Every day you can relax in the sauna after ski touring.
November, December, January, February, March
€160 per person in a group
Skis with ski-touring bindings or splitboard
*Ski and splitboard rental is available.
Avalanche equipment(shovel, probe and transceiver)
Backpack of volume at least 25+ liters with ski/snowboard fixation
Sunscreen and sunglasses
Thermos with tea, water tank or camelback
Extra set of warm clothes for a night in the mountains
Extra pair of shoes(sneakers or lightweight trekking shoes)
Snacks(bars, muesli, special mount nutrition)
- Luggage transfer during the trip
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Professional guide
- Transport during the trip
Meeting at the Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport or anywhere else in the city. Transfer to Ridder. Accommodation in a hut or guest house in the mountains. Dinner. Sauna.
Ski touring on the Ivanovskiy, Serzhinskiy, Prohodnoy, Cherepanovskiy and Kholodniy ranges. Sauna every day.
Ski touring in the morning. Lunch. Return transfer from Ridder to Ust-Kamenogorsk.
- Price€ 160
- Departure CityUst-Kamenogorsk
- Durations 5 days 5 nights
- LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Butakovka Gorge Skitour
Butakovka is a picturesque mountain gorge in Kazakhstan, located in the mountains...
Turgen Yurt Ski Touring
3 days 2 nights
Forest skiing, nice ski touring terrain, remote area, no people, a lot...
Karlytau Peak Ski Tour
1 days 1 nights
Ski touring on the Bagdanovich glacier to Karlytau peak. Karlytau is an...