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Range Name(s): Ural Mountains, Урал тауҙары, Urals, Урал, Уральские Горы     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 1 895 m / 6 217 ft     Snow Line: 1 500-1 800 m/ 4 921-5 906 ft
Region(s): Asia     Average Length: 1 615 miles / 2 600 km
Location: Russia: Orenburgskaya Oblast’, Perm Krai, Sverdlovskaya Oblast’; Kazakhstan:     Average Width: 40-150 miles / 25-93 km
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: 58°48'28.988''N
58°41'59.824''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Ekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport (SVX);
National Park(s): Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve; Visimsky Reserv; Bashkirsky Nature Reserv; Ilmensky Nature Reserv; Yugyd Va National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Pechora; Yekaterinburg;

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Due to an extensive railway system of the region, the Ural mountains have good transport accessibility, which in Soviet times made them popular.
Despite the small height Ural mountains they are still very popular among tourists - a huge number of trekking routes and hiking.
Places of climbers interest are famous mountains as Manaraga, Narodnaya and Sablya. Routes are mostly simple, but there are
also some great wall here.
The region is also popular among climbers due to granite massifs, such as Shehan.
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DESCRIPTION Edit

The Ural Mountains are very diverse - the relief and height in different parts of the system are very different. There are many flattened and rounded peaks along with narrow ridges.

The Subpolar and Polar Ural have 143 glaciers and lot of snowfields.

In the Ural Mountains are many caves (Divya Cave, Kungurskaya Cave, Kapova Cave), sinkholes, underground streams and rocky residual outcrops (Se
ven Brothers, Devil's Castle, Stone Tents).... Read more

LOCATION Edit

The mountain range is located between the East European and West Siberian plains. It extends from the Kara Sea across Russia almost to the border with Kazakhstan.

Europe, Russia:

  • 538 m / 1 765 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Russia: Komi Republic

  • 1 497 m / 4 911 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Russia: Khanty-Mansiyskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug

  • 1 895 m / 6 217 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Russia: Sverdlovskaya Oblast’

  • Konzhakovskiy Kamen
  • Mountaineering - 1 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 30 Sep
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Russia: Khanty-Mansiyskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug

  • Narodnaya
  • Mountaineering - 1 Day(s)
  • 1 Jul - 31 Aug
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Russia: Komi Republic

  • Sablya
  • Mountaineering - 1 Day(s)
  • 1 Jun - 31 Aug
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

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• Along the eastern foothills of Ural Mountains the border between Europe and Asia lies.

 

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