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Altay Mountains

Region(s):
Asia, Russia: (Altai Krai), Mongolia, Kazakhstan, China
Parent Range:
Max. Elevation: 4 506 m / 14 784 ft
Geology: Tectonic
Average Length: 1 138 miles / 1 833 km
Average Width: N/D
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Overview

Range Name(s):
Altay Mountains
Max. Elevation:
4 506 m / 14 784 ft
Region(s):
Asia
Location:
Asia, Russia: (Altai Krai), Mongolia, Kazakhstan, China
Activity type:
Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Starting Point:
Parent Range: Please update
Geology:
Tectonic
Snow line:
3 000 m / 9 843 ft
Average Length:
1 138 miles / 1 833 km
Average Width: Please update
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Airport(s):
Convenience Center(s): Please update
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Location

Asia, Russia: (Altai Krai), Mongolia, Kazakhstan, China
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    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.
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    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.
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    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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    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   ... Read more
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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (02 Jul 2018) • History
Vitaly Stegno

 Vitaly Stegno 

27 years, Russia

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Mountaineering, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Backcountry Skiing
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