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All sort of climbing resources: from small crags to enormous mountain areas and from warm fun sport routs to very involved expeditions.
Climbing, mountaineering and technical backpacking are very popular and received extensive governmental support during Soviet period. Therefore, climbing regulations are pretty strict and explicit. An independent route classification has been developed for alpine climbs, and most of the routes are rated according to this classification. For shorter or newer routes usually French system is used.

Getting There 

All major airlines to Moscow (capital), Saint-Petersburg (second largest city), Novosibirsk (major city in Siberia). Then local airlines, railroad, buses, taxi.

Climbing Season

Weather station 95.7 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Russia
Rock Climbing Photo: Scheme of the Djangi Massif

Djangi-tau (16568 ft). E summit through E buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b M2- PG13  Asia : Russia : ... : Djangi-kosh
Rated "4b" in Russian classification. There are two possible ways from moraine campground to Bezengi glacier and rock base of NE ridge of Djangi: 1) Descent from the campground to the right from the icefall step of the Bezengi glacier, 60-150 ft. to the left of the NE ridge of Djangi. (Caution: there is icefall on the rocks). This route is rarely done. 2) Descent from the campground to the left of the icefall step of the Bezengi glacier, directly through the glacier center up toward the Dyh...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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