Altai, Russia

Anton loved the wild rivers and the feeling of nature. He loved the falls,the clear blue flow. It was why he paddled in Russia. It was love. It was a romance. His loaded boat danced with the wave, he was alive in the moment.

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This is a unique trip, not offered by any other provider.

This is a classic Class 4+.  It is a Total Self Support Expedition, where we run small groups only. You must be a proficient KAYAKER throughout the trip.

We offer some flex with the schedule for group dynamics.

 

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Day 1. Arriving in Novosibirsk, driving to Altai Republic.
Day 2. Ursul river. Сlass 3. Day run. Continuous boulder garden.
Day 3. Katun river. Huge water class 3 – 3+. Day run. Pool drop.
Day 4. Driving to Chuya valley. Lower Chuya.
Day 5. Middle Chuya. Class 3-4 bigwater roadside run.
Day 6. Driving to Bashkays river, Saratan gorge, class 3(4) committing
Day 7. Driving to Chulichman
Day 8. Middle Chulishman. Class 3-4 (5) self support expedition. Continuous boulder gardens
Day 9. Middle Chulishman. One big portage (1 – 1.5 hours) around big class 5 “Kasha” rapid
Day 10. Kurkure river, short and very steep waterfall run (6 meters high slide, 2, 5 and 9 m falls). Class 4. Hike in one hour
Day 11. Lower Chulishman. Class 3+ – 4 big water pool drop.
Day 12. Trekking Uchar waterfall (100m high in beautiful valley), 6hr.
Day 13. Emergency day
Day 14. Driving to Novosibirsk, departure

Accommodation: mostly camping

Food: We will cook food as a group, few simple restaurants are also possible

Included, all logistic, all food and cook gear on expedition (not in restaurant), all camping charges as needed. Guides, drivers

Minimum 4 people

£1115 per person, 6 or more booking at the same time save £100 per person.

 

Best time from mid. July  – private groups only.

 

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