Siberia. The Celestial Mountains (Podnebesnye Zubiya)
Best powder of Siberia. Fantastic forest riding. Eurocopter AS-350B3.
7 days, 5 hours of flight time, standart programm – 370.000RUR, private – 450.000RUR per person
Kuznetsky Alatau is a mountainous region in Western Siberia, located on the border of the Kemerovo Region and the Republic of Khakassia. This is a whole mountainous country! In this region there are both high mountains with vertical drops of up to 1000m and with classic alpine terrain, as well as forested slopes with unsurpassed skiing!
Our base is located not far from the city of Mezhdurechensk, two hours from Novokuznetsk airport and 10 minutes away from the nearest slopes. We will live in a comfortable cottage, made from the Siberian cedar. At our disposal we will have a restaurant with local hunting cuisine, a Russian sauna, WiFi, a small ski resort and the opportunity to do skitourimg in case of non-flying weather.
Standart 370.000 RUR per person
one group of four guests per one helicopter
one guide per group of 4 guests
Private 450.000 RUR per person
one group of three guests per one helicopter
two guides per group
The price includes:
– transfer – Novokusneck airport – Mezhdurechensk – Novokuznetsk airport;
– 6 days of skiing;
– 5 hours of flight time;
– certified ski guide for each group;
– comfortable double accommodation;
– breakfast and lunches in the mountains;
– avalanche equipment (probe, shovel, transceiver, ABS backpack).
The price of the program does not include:
– flight to Novokuznetsk
– lunches and dinners in the restaurant;
– alternative activities;
– helicopter transfer from Novokuznetsk to the base and back (if requested);
– single accommodation (from 20 000 rubles);
– additional flight time (150 000 RUR per hour for the helicopter).
Dates of programs 2019/2020:
November 17th — November 24th private
November 24th — December 1st private
December 1st — December 8th private
December 8th — December 15th private
December 15th — December 22nd private
February 9th — February 16th private / standart
February 16th — February 23rd private / standart
February 23rd — March 1st private / standart
March 1st — March 8th private / standart
March 8th — March 15th private / standart
Helicopter: Eurocopter AS-350B3 manufactored in 2013 and very good mountain pilot.
Vertical drop of the runs: 400 – 1000 m
Number of runs per day: 8-15 runs depends on the group and weather conditions
Skiing area: landing at the altitude of up to 2200m, pleasant alpine zone and amazing forest skiing.
Sunday. Early arrival to Novokuznetsk, flights Aeroflot or S7. Two-hour road to the base. Accommodation, meeting with guides, safety briefing and avalanch training, rest, Russian sauna. Usually heliskiing is not scheduled on the day of arrival, but adjustments are possible.
Monday to Saturday. 6 days of riding in the amazing dry Siberian snow. We will enjoy the endless snowy fields of the “Celestial Mountains” and unforgettable forest skiing.
Sunday. Early departure to Novokuznetsk airport for the flight to the capital or further.
09:00 – 09:30 – breakfast
10:00 – 16:00 – heliski program with a lunch break
17.00 — … — rest, Russian sauna, massage, dinner, sleep…
Extra activities in case of non flying weather.
Skiing on the resort in Mezhdurechensk which is 10 minutes away from our base. 400m vertical drop and several ski slopes. Some easy freeriding is possible there after a snowfall.
Freeriding with a snowmobile.
Skitouringr. Excellent forested slopes with up to 500m of vertical drop.
Cross-country skiing right on the territory of the base on a prepared ski track (2 km). Equipment rental is possible.
If the group has not used up flight time due to non-flying weather, we make a refund at the rate of 150,000RUR for 1 flight hour per group. Billing per minute.