83 Photos - May 16, 2013
Photo: Hard question - how to cross over gas pipeline with this snow machine, if it is forbiddenPhoto: Suchaja recka / Dry river - the road to volcanos Avachinsky & KoryakskyPhoto: The hut Alpika plus in the valley between volcanos Avachinsky and KoryakskyPhoto: Marvellous view over Avacha bay - from left volcanos Mutnovsky, Vilyuchik and GorelyPhoto: First group of skialpinists on the way to volcano KoryakskyPhoto: Mirka & Aljona near one of the valleys on the way to KoryakskyPhoto: A model from Visnove, Slovakia - way to volcano KoryakskyPhoto: That's it - the main couloir to volcano Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: Aljona is climbing on feetPhoto: A long way towards volcano KoryakskyPhoto: Uphilling in the lower slopes of volcano Koryaksky, volcano Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Time and convenient place for a short break & take off skis + put them on backpack (altitude 2462 m), only Pazout & Katka had continued climbing on skinsPhoto: Katka climbing on skisPhoto: Climging on crampoons towards rocksPhoto: Aljona climbs to our safety refreshment point above 2400 m, volcano Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Adding some clothes by ClarionPhoto: Aljona with Avachinsky's slopes in the backgroundPhoto: Smiling Roman on crampoonsPhoto: Pazout uphilling on skins/skis, altitude below 3000 mPhoto: Let's climb!Photo: Avachinsky's volcano viewed from the Koryaksky's slopes and ridgesPhoto: On the side ridge of volcano KoryakskyPhoto: Avachinsky viewed from the ridgePhoto: Girls are climbing, Katka in the first position followed by Mirka & ClarionPhoto: Matus followed Roman for alternative routePhoto: Matus & Roman in the alternative routePhoto: Girls on the way up - Katka, Mirka & ClarionPhoto: This way up seems to be not correct - Katka & Clarion descending down to MatusPhoto: It's here! Pazout put his skis on backpack. He climbed up on skins up to 3050 m!Photo: Marta & Aljona on the ridgePhoto: Avachinsky viewed from altitude over 3000 m on KoryakskyPhoto: Clarion & Pazout climbing upper part of volcano KoryakskyPhoto: Katka followed by Clarion - volcano Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Climbing on KoryakskyPhoto: Katka as always with smile - volcano Zhupanovsky (2923 m) seems to be "just" behind her.Photo: Pazout followed by Clarion - upper part of KoryakskyPhoto: Marta on her way upPhoto: Well - we will use different slope for skiing down later onPhoto: Finally - we are almost on the summit!Photo: Pazout & Clarion - Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Pazout & Clarion - Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Pazout & Clarion - final part below the summit of KoryakskyPhoto: Avachinsky viewed from the summit of Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: Matus on the summit of KoryakskyPhoto: View down the slopes of Koryaksky - there is still somebody climbing upPhoto: Family photo of Clarion & PazoutPhoto: Aljona got to the summit of Koryaksky for the 17th time, 15 of the climbs in the summit, the first full climb with skisPhoto: Yes! I am here at Koryaksky - volcano Zhupanovsky on the left far awayPhoto: Palic on the top of volcanon Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: Palic on the top of volcanon Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: Palic on the top of volcanon Koryaksky (3456 m) - excellent skis Dynafit ManasluPhoto: Our ski fence on the summit of Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: Our ski fence on the summit of Koryaksky (3456 m)Photo: View to Aag and Arik - rock, snow and icePhoto: Mirka ready for skiing from the volcano KoryakskyPhoto: Downhill from 3456 meters to 840 meters has just startedPhoto: Aljona is checking proper ski route downPhoto: Hmmm, this part was not covered with ideal powder snowPhoto: Skis Movement Tatoo are more convenient for powder snow, but Aljona as experienced skier used them perfectly also in this kind of snow and icePhoto: Cauliflower snow just below the summit of KoryakskyPhoto: Summit part of KoryakskyPhoto: Skiing from KoryakskyPhoto: One pedal hop by Pazout, Katka & Clarion are just above himPhoto: Aljona in the small traverse for better snow conditionsPhoto: That's Kamchatka, I love it!Photo: Katka & Clarion in the rocky part of downhillPhoto: Pazout with the Koryaksky's summit rock in the backgroundPhoto: Skier: Aljona, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Aljona, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Clarion, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Mirka, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skiers: Clarion on the left, Katka on the right, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Aljona, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Roman, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Roman, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Matus, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Matus, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Clarion, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skiers: Aljona & Katka, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Pazout, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Skier: Marta, location: volcano Koryaksky, Kamchatka-peninsulaPhoto: Refreshment after skiing volcano Koryaksky - Matus & MirkaPhoto: Matus and Koryaksky