Range
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Eastern Sayan

Region(s): Asia, Russia: (Irkutskaya Oblast’, Kamtchatski Kray, Respublika Buryatiya, Respublika Khakasiya, Respublika Tyva), Mongolia: (Hövsgöl Aymag)
Parent Range: Sayan Mountains
Max. Elevation: 3 491 m / 11 453 ft
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Average Length: 528 miles / 850 km
Average Width: 250 miles / 155 km
Image of Eastern Sayan
Credit: Neil

Overview

Range Name(s): Eastern Sayan
Max. Elevation: 3 491 m / 11 453 ft
Region(s): Asia
Location: Asia, Russia: (Irkutskaya Oblast’, Kamtchatski Kray, Respublika Buryatiya, Respublika Khakasiya, Respublika Tyva), Mongolia: (Hövsgöl Aymag)
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Starting Point: 53.52071674896369
98.0859375
Parent Range: Sayan Mountains
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Snow line: 3 000 m / 9 843 ft
Average Length: 528 miles / 850 km
Average Width: 250 miles / 155 km
Nearst
Airport(s):
Yemelyanovo Krasnoyarsk International Airport (KJA)
Convenience Center(s): Krasnoyarsk
National
Park(s):
Sayano–Shushenskyi Reserv

Location

Asia, Russia: (Irkutskaya Oblast’, Kamtchatski Kray, Respublika Buryatiya, Respublika Khakasiya, Respublika Tyva), Mongolia: (Hövsgöl Aymag)
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    A relatively new area, both in terms of climbing and mountaineering. Actively developed with the participation of the Mountaineering Federation of the Krasnoyarsky region. Untouched Siberian nature, unspoiled lakes and crystal clear mountain streams. Many opportunities for first ascents of varying complexity and unclimbed peaks, as well as climbing walls up to 600 meters.
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    Together with the Western Sayan mountain range that forms the Sayan Mountains. In central and south-eastern part of the Eastern Sayan located highland massifs: Great Sayan, Tunkinsky, Belsky, Kitoi, Botogolskih loaches, Munch-Sardyk, Dzalu-Hiliyn-Nur, etc., characterized by alpine landforms. Ridges north-western part are flat-topped: Manske Belogorie, Kan Belogorie, Kuturchinskoe Belogorie - most of the year there are stored patches of snow on them. There is also a volcanic plateau, characterized by a gentle slope (Oka plateau et al.). Within the mountain system there are young volcanic formations (volcanoes Kropotkin, Peretolchina et al.).
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    Located in southern Siberia on the south-east of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, west of Buryatia, south-west of Irkutsk region, north-east of Tuva in Russia and northern Mongolia Khövsgöl Province on the right bank of the Yenisei River to Lake Baikal. Adjacent to the south-western edge of the Siberian platform.
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Last update: Mountain Planet (29 Dec 2015) • History
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