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Altai

 

Gearlist

SHIRT
1 long-sleeve, 1 short-sleeve;

TROUSERS:
wool blend or pile pants (side-leg zippers are helpful);
lightweight, full-length pants;
polypropylene, nylon or wool blends;
light gaiters (excellent against scree, snow and wet grass).

UNDERWEAR
thermal top and bottom;
regular, everyday type;

OVERWEAR
pile jacket or heavy sweater;
down vest;
thick "Patagonia" jacket;

HEADWEAR
bandanna;
wool or pile hat;
light sun hat with wide brim;

FOUL-WEATHER GEAR
Gore-Tex parka for rain and wind (must fit over bulky clothing);
Gore-Tex windpants with side zips are best to get over your boots;
additional waterproof (poncho, umbrella);

HANDWEAR
thick gloves (wool, pile or polypropylene);
thin liner gloves;

SOCKS (bring 3 changes)
heavy-duty (wool or pile);
athletic-type (cotton or synthetic);
polypropylene liners;

SLEEPING GEAR
3 season sleeping bag (rated between -10C and +20C);
sleeping pad;

FOOTWEAR
hiking boots with traction soles;
light runners;

EATING UTENSILS
pocket knife;
plastic bowl cup and spoon;
1-quart plastic water-bottle;

HIKING GEAR
duffel bag;
small rucksack for daytrips (35-45 liters);
ski poles or telescoping poles are a good idea to have, but not the demand.

ACCESSORIES
UVP sunglasses with side protectors;
first-aid kit;
personal kit (soap, toothbrush, toilet articles);
toilet paper;
repair kit (needle, thread, nylon cord repair, repair tape, safety pins);
headlamp with spare batteries;
sunblock and lipstick (SPF 30+)
small combination lock for duffels stuff bags (assorted sizes and colors);
plastic zip lock bags (various sizes);
towel;
swimsuit;
any prescription medications;
watch/travel alarm.

OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD
dried soups, instant cereals, fig newtons, candy bars, power bars, dried grapes, dried fruit, peanut butter, hard candy, gumdrops, chewing gum, instant coffee, tea or cocoa, powdered drink mix (i.e.: gatherum).

OPTIONAL
camera, lenses and film;
reading/writing material;
pictures of home, family, friends;
rubber sink stopper for hotel sinks;
adapter for any electrical appliances.


FOR TRAVELLERS:
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Getting there
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ITINERARIES:
Mt. Belukha ascent.
Horse back trekking in the area of Mt. Belukha.
The Treasures of Altai.

 

 

 

 

 

Wild Russia / Neizvedanny Mir Company
Saint Petersburg, Fontanka embankment, 59

+7 812 703-3215

+7 812 703-3216

+7 812 703-3249

Email: info@wildrussia.spb.ru

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