Climbing the highest mountains of the Nether-Polar Ural
The easiest way to climb the highest peaks of the Urals!
Duration – 7 days Optimal time for rafting in the Nether-Polar Ural is June - August. It is necessary to take into account that depending on the month of visiting the Nether-Polar Ural, the tour has specific peculiarities. June – a beautiful mysterious time of white nights in the Nether-Polar Ural. Air temperature is +5 - +20OC - this time is characterized by high levels of water in the rivers. Temperature of the water is about +7OC. For tourists it is necessary to have additional warm clothes, as during the passage through the fords water will flow over the rafts. July-August - during this time in the Nether-Polar Ural the summer is at its peak – the sun is shining 24-hours a day. Air temperature is +10 - +30OC. September - night frosts are possible. Air temperature is +5 - +20OC - but this is the best time in mountains – the time of picturesque golden autumn. There are many mushrooms and different kinds of berries in autumn in the taiga.
Just to give you an idea - what those places are like - take a look at "The Untouched Heart of the Urals" (in Russian)
The program of travel:
1 day Arrival to the town Inta by train (Moscow-Labytnangi or Moscow-Vorkuta). You can look at schedule here. We meet you at the railway station of the town Inta.
Registration. Transfer to the point of start – the settlement Zhelannyj by vehicle "Ural". It takes about 6-8 hours. Lunch.
Start of trekking. Trekking (6 km) to the tourist tent camp “Oasis".
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 2 day Breakfast. Trekking to the pass “Kar-Kar” (15 km). Lunch. Climbing for acclimatization.
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 3 day Breakfast. Climbing (7 km) Mt. Narodnaya – the highest top (1895 м) of the Urals mountains. Mount Narodnaya (Naroda-iz in Komi language) is the highest mountain in the Urals (1895 metres) and it is located on the “Ridge of Researches” in the pre-polar Urals. It was discovered in 1927 by the Severouralsk expedition by the Academy of Sciences of the USSR under the management of A.Aleshkov. The peak, discovered on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the “Great October Revolution”, was named “Narodnaya” (People’s), in honour of the Soviet people by A.Aleshkov.
Also there is a version that the mountain was named according to the name of the river Naroda which flows from slopes of Mt. Narodnaya (basin of the river Northern Sosva).
After we climb Mt. Narodnaya we go down to the foot of mountain. Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 4 day Breakfast. Trekking to the foot of Mt. Manaraga (26 km). Lunch.
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 5 day Breakfast. Climbing Mt. Manaraga (1820 м). Lunch.
Accommodation in the tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 6 day Breakfast. Trekking to the pass “Kar-Kar” (15 km). Lunch.
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner. Spent the night in double tents. 7 day Breakfast. Trekking across the pass “Kar-Kar” to the settlement Zhelannyj
Transfer to the town Inta by a vehicle. Russian Baths. Farewell dinner.
Transfer to the railway station. Departure of group.
Cost includes: - transfer from the town Inta to the settlement Zhelannyj.
- transfer to the town Inta from the base “Kruglaya Yama”.
- rent of special equipment (tents, sleeping bags, equipment for preparing meal etc.)
- visit the National Park “Yugyd-Va”
- guide (cook)
- meal, according to the program.
Cost does not include: - visa support
- transfer to/from the town Inta
- equipment for fishing
- special warm clothes and rubber boots