Ski-tour in Siberia


Program is for only experienced skiers. All routs there are no specially prepared tracks — it’s the clean and fresh snow slopes of Siberian forest (taiga).
Advantages are, you will be the first to skate and skiboard on this fluffy and soft snow. No one will mark how and where you should ski, no one will undercut your moves. No lifts, no queue, no tickets: only you and snow.

Your safety and comfort are guaranteed by professional trainers who will guide you on the most interesting and pleasant places and paths on this slopes.

Route and destination

  1. Train from Novokuznetsk to the Kazyr river.
  2. Across the river on the boats to the Siberian forest.
  3. Ski-tour to the wood house, equipment will get there on the snowmobile.

Living on the comfort house. We will food take with us from the start and will cook on the place.
Every morning starts with breakfast, coffee, then we are on the route. With luck in weather, we’ll get 4-6 runs every day.

Dates and price

Guide-instructor: Grinev Mikhail
November, December.
Price: It depends on the number of people.
Group 5-8 person.

Program

— Ski-tour in Siberian forest;
— Guide in choosing the optimum descending line and equipment care;
— Competent and comfortable ski-track;
— Guide for descent technique on steep slopes (> 30 degrees);
— Guide for descent technique for fresh and deep snow.

Program will be corrected according to weather, guide’s instruction and party’s condition.

Mandatory equipment

— Ski-tour set or splitboard;
— Avalanche kit (beeper, shovel, probe);
— Backpack (30-40 litres) with ski or split biding;
— Telescopic sticks
— Helmet
— Mask for riding, optimally 2, for different weather;
— Sunglasses;
— Head flashlight;
— Thermos;
— Multitool or screwdriver;
— Radio.

Living equipment

— Sleeping bag;
— Mat;
— Eating set: mug, spoon, bowl, knife;
— Washbasins;
— Extension cable (three spots);
— External batteries;
— Sheepskin slippers for the house;
— Spare socks, thermal underwear, mittens;
— Shoe dryer.

Requirements

— Strong experience and confident with skiing or snowboard;
— To be able to descend on slopes of 25-30 degrees;
— Skating experience outside the prepared tracks, including conditions of deep snow, wild slopes and the forest;
— Optimism and positive attitude which is necessary for living away from civilization in a small group.

Included in priceNot included

  • 6 full days of skitouring and guiding
  • Accommodation at the wood house for 6 days
  • The taiga sauna (banya) on the wood
  • Transportation of luggage from train station to the house by snowmobile
  • Group transfers — airport  — station,  station — airport, tickets to suburban train
  • Hotel in Abakan (one night on the way back)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

  • International and domestic airfly
  • Meals in Novokuznetsk
  • Personal insurance
  • Wine and spirits
Cooperation with the visiting guides
We are glad to cooperate with our colleagues from all over the world. If you are a Mountain or Ski Guide and looking for a trip to Luzhba with your private group, just contact us and we will be glad to organise your Siberian trip.