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Hiking in the Clouds at Bzerpi Cornice

Hiking in the Clouds at Bzerpi Cornice

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and Russian

About your host

Hi, we are Serge and Daniel - qualified hiking guides and mountain enthusiasts. Serge is an Everest guide, expedition leader and mountaineer with more than 25 years experience of hiking and high-altitude ascents. Daniel climbed to Pamir mountain base camp (above 4000 m) with his dad when he was just 3 years old. Eversince he fell in love with the mountains. Now he has more than 15 years of…
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What we’ll do

We will meet at the bottom station of Gazprom cableway and take a ride to the "Pikhtoviy" refuge at 1660 meters. From here begins the hiking part of our journey. We'll avoid the standard touristic route, and walk through the forest to come out to the south slope of Tabunnaya Mountain and walk up to the “Bear’s Gates” valley, at which point we will have already reached the height of the clouds!…

What else you should know

Almost full-day tour, ascend 700 meters. Guests must be ready for serious level of physical activity. Sportswear is a must (trekking shoes and comfortable clothes). Skipass and Entrance ticket are not included in the price (1700 RUB in total). Ticket is bought by the guide a day before the trip.

What I’ll provide

Snacks, Appetisers and Lunch
Protein and granola bars, russian tourist lunch (buckwheat and sausages)
Tea
Herbal Tea
Safety equipment, Camera and Photography
First aid kit, wildlife repellents (a siren, a flare), trekking sticks. BONUS: Photo and video report about our journey (3-minute video + 10 photos of you).

What to bring

Money for Skipass (1400 RUB) and Reserve entrance fee (300 RUB)
Sunglasses and sunscreen
Hat to protect from the sun
Water 1L+ (it's possible to drink water from the river on cornice, but better to bring with you)
Comfortable hiking shoes
Raincoat in case of bad weather
Great mood and a selfie stick :)

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Where you'll be

We will enter the territory of Caucasus Nature Reserve, covering a heavily mountainous section of the Northwest Caucasus Mountains. It is the largest and oldest in the territory of specially protected natural area in the Caucasus, having been created in 1924 as the Caucasian Bison Reserve.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

Almost full-day tour, ascend 700 meters. Guests must be ready for serious level of physical activity. Sportswear is a must (trekking shoes and comfortable clothes). Skipass and Entrance ticket are not included in the price (1700 RUB in total). Ticket is bought by the guide a day before the trip.
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Hiking in the Clouds at Bzerpi Cornice
7 reviews
From $76/person
7 reviews
From $76/person