57 Photos - May 17, 2013
Photo: There is something going on just behind kitchen's window of the hut Alpika PlusPhoto: Cookies seem to be tastefulPhoto: Passing along the hut's village on the way to volcano AvachinskyPhoto: That's the office of Nalychevo's national parkPhoto: There are some clouds around volcano Korjaksky, on the right so-called "camel" in the middle of the valley between Koryaksky and AvachinskyPhoto: Mirka on the lower slope of Avachinsky, there is a long valley of "Suchaja recka" behind herPhoto: Group decision making on the way to AvachinskyPhoto: Pazout on the pole position in the lower part of the climb to AvachinskyPhoto: Katka followed by Mirka on icy and rocky slopePhoto: The snow on the way to active volcano Avachinsky can differ significantly - here is just volcano's dustPhoto: Model Katka and her skis Gafski - background KoryakskyPhoto: Hmm, we have to traverse far to the left, as the wind is in the opposite direction than normally, i.e. from PKC to Nalychevo. Check that nice cloud ring just behind the volcano's smoke on the leftPhoto: Roman on the side ridge of Avachinsky, "Sucahaja recka" valley behind himPhoto: Altitude approximately 2060 m - as we are not in the Czech Republic or Slovakia, this is not a pubPhoto: Hej hou, some boys & girls are uphilling on skisPhoto: Roman on his way to AvachinskyPhoto: Katka, Mirka, Matus & Pazout on the way to AvachinskyPhoto: Mirka with KoryakskyPhoto: Pazout running up the hill, volcano Zhupanovsky in the background behind Nalychevo's valley.Photo: G3 love glove - you have to love it as it helps significantly with skinsPhoto: Matus & Mirka - strong duo from Visnove - on the crampoons towards to the summit of AvachinskyPhoto: Pazout followed by Mirka and KoryakskyPhoto: Matus & Roman just some meters below the summit of AvachinskyPhoto: Summit of Avachinsky - Matus & RomanPhoto: Roman is ready to explore volcano's smokePhoto: "Roman, help me," cried Matus :-)Photo: Mirka & Katka are reaching the summit of AvachinskyPhoto: Roman & Matus in the Avachinsky's fumarolesPhoto: Roman & Matus in the Avachinsky's fumarolesPhoto: Happy Matus jumping up - summit of volcano AvachinskyPhoto: Edge of the Avachinsky's craterPhoto: A group is preparing for skiing downPhoto: Upps, I was there tooPhoto: That's not any steeplechase - just happy for great summit weatherPhoto: Skis Dynafit Manaslu on the summit of AvachinskyPhoto: Well, it is not the same place as in May 2003 - http://palic.ho-vsetin.com/images/2003-kamchatka-avacha-palic.jpgPhoto: Marta on the summit of volcano AvachinskyPhoto: Playing on guitar on the summit of Avachinsky - MartaPhoto: Skier: Pazout, location: slopes of AvachinskyPhoto: Skier: Pazout, location: slopes of AvachinskyPhoto: Skier: Pazout, location: slopes of Avachinsky, volcano Zhupanovsky in the backgroundPhoto: Skier: Roman, location: slopes of AvachinskyPhoto: Skier: Roman, location: slopes of AvachinskyPhoto: Skiers: Pazout & Katka, location: slopes of AvachinskyPhoto: Skier: Katka, location: slopes of Avachinsky; Koryaksky in the backgroundPhoto: Skier: Katka, location: slopes of Avachinsky; Koryaksky in the backgroundPhoto: Different approaches to ski Avachinsky's slopes - from left extra long turns by Roman, long turns in the middle by Pazout, full trace of short turns by palic, synchronize short turns by Marta, and Katka still in the middle of the slope.Photo: Koryaksky behind CamelPhoto: It looks that there was quite windy on the slopes of Camel - a nice case of inverse stepsPhoto: Matus in the lower part of ascend to CamelPhoto: View from Camel to AvachinskyPhoto: Matus uphilling on CamelPhoto: Matus uphilling on CamelPhoto: Matus is skiing down the CamelPhoto: Matus is skiing down the Camel with Avachinsky in the backgroundPhoto: Camel, our two ski tracks, there are other two tracks from snowmobiles on the leftPhoto: Camel and Avachinsky  during the sunset, May 8, 2013