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Range Name(s): Altay Mountains, Алтайн нуруу, Алтай таулары, Altai Mountains, Altai, Алтай, Алтай туулар, 阿尔泰山脉, Ā'ěrtài shānmài, Аэртай шаньмай,, Алтайские Горы... Read more     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 4 506 m / 14 784 ft     Snow Line: 3 000 m / 9 843 ft
Region(s): Asia     Average Length: 1 138 miles / 1 833 km
Location: Russia: Altai Krai; Mongolia: Kazakhstan: China:     Average Width: 93-248 miles/ 150-400 km
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: 46°53'24''N
91°28'24''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Tolmachevo Airport (OVB);
National Park(s): Altai Reserve; Katun reserve; Natural Park of Mount Belukha;     Convenience Center(s): Please update

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Altay region is extremely popular among tourists - there are untouched nature and above 117 classified trekking routes - classified of varying difficulty.
Waterfalls, freezing in winter, provide opportunities for ice climbing.
Here is Belukha - highest point of Altai, Siberia, and one of the highest mountains in Russia.

DESCRIPTION Edit

The Altai Mountains is a complex system of the highest in Siberia ridges separated by deep river valleys and intermountain and hollows.
Altai traditionally divided into:
• Mongolian
• Gobi
• Russian Altai
The last one often identified with the concept of Altai (the same as Altay Mountains).
Most remote and highest (3500-4000 m) part is Russian Altai – which lies closer to the border with
Kazakhstan and Mongolia. There in Katun ridge the highest point of Altai - Belukha is located.... Read more

LOCATION Edit

The Altai Mountains (Altay Mountains) are a mountain range in Central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together, where the rivers Irtysh and Ob have their headwaters.

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Asia, Russia: Respublika Altay

  • 4 506 m / 14 784 ft
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  • 4 231 m / 13 881 ft
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  • 4 220 m / 13 845 ft
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  • Belukha
  • Mountaineering - 12 Day(s)
  • 15 Jun - 30 Sep
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  • Belukha
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Asia, Russia: Respublika Altay

  • Delone Peak
  • Mountaineering - 12 Day(s)
  • 15 Jun - 30 Sep
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DID YOU KNOW (2) Edit Add

• Belukha is surrounded by a halo of mysticism. Equidistant from the three oceans, t mountain lies in the centre of the Eurasian continent, and it is believed as "a place of strength." Belukha attracts not only climbers and tourists, but also those who are interested in spirituality for ceremonies and rituals.

 

• Altai Reserve, Katun reserves, three-kilometre security band around the Teles lake, a nature park and Beluga Ukok together form a UNESCO World Heritage site called Altai - Golden Mountains.

 

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