Welcome Kamchatka

Freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile + ski-tour
4 skiing days
Suitable for beginners
Lunch by the ocean
This tour will be a real discovery for those who are just trying freeride out. Only in Kamchatka you have endless expanses of snowy fields with unique views over volcanoes and the ocean; only here you can ski through stone birch forest, down volcano slopes, swim in thermal pools après-ski, and savour delicious seafood and fish dishes.
Required level of skiing: stable and confident on the slopes.
Minimum freeride experience, meaning if you fall, you quickly get up and continue on, without spending time on “collecting one’s thoughts.”
Welcome Kamchatka
report video from the program: February 20-27, 2022
Day 1
Arrival in Kamchatka
Arrival at Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky International Airport. Meeting at the airport and transfer to Bay House or Granin House. Check-in. Lunch. Meeting the guides. Avalanche safety and off-piste skiing briefing, equipment distribution, avalanche equipment training. Dinner. Free time to rest.
Day 2
Excursion on snowmobiles
After breakfast, on the drive to Cape Mayachny you will be able to enjoy spectacular scenery of the coast, indented with small bays. We will make a stop at the observation deck for better views of the “Three Brothers” rock islets out in the bay and Vilyuchinsky Volcano in the distance. We can also have 1-2 freeride descents to the Pacific Ocean coast. Lunch. Return to the city. Dinner. Rest.
Day 3
Freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile in the Avachinsky Pass area
After breakfast we have a 40-minute drive on asphalt road to the snowmobile parking lot, following by meeting the guides and a safety briefing. After tour participants have taken their seats in the snowmobile passenger sleds, we will drive for about one hour along the Sukhaya River bed. Our destination and the starting point for freeride is the altitude of 900 m above sea level between two volcanoes – Avachinsky (2,741 m) and Koryaksky (3,456 m). Here we will make approximately 8 descents. Elevation difference: 900 m. Lunch at the volcano foothills. Return to the city, dinner and rest.
Day 4
Ski-tour / backcountry
Breakfast. Ski-tour / backcountry in the​​ Nachikinsky Pass area. Lunch en route. Après-ski on the way back - swimming a thermal pool. Return to the city. Dinner and rest.
Day 5
Excursion by helicopter – flying over and around Vilyuchinsky Volcano
After breakfast we will leave to the heliport to start the excursion. Vilyuchinsky Volcano (2,173 m) is an extinct stratovolcano with a regular cone shape. After flying around it, the helicopter will land on the Pacific Ocean coast, where we will have lunch. Departure to the heliport, return to the city.
Day 6
Freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile
Breakfast. Freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile in the Vilyuchinsky Pass area. Elevation difference is 300 to 500 m, the length of the slopes is 1 to 2 km (up to 8 descents). Swimming in a thermal pool. Return to the hotel. Dinner and rest.
Day 7
Free day
Breakfast. Spare / free day. Additional activities: dog sledding, ski-tour / backcountry, freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile, heli-ski, surfing, etc. Dinner and rest.
Day 8
Airport transfer
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport with a stop at the fish market and souvenir shop.
We will help you choose a program and book a place
What is included in the price?
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • all transfers according to the tour programme
  • manager support
  • accommodation
  • breakfast and dinner
  • snacks during trips, lunch on the day of arrival
  • guides
  • photo and / or video (2-3 days)
  • avalanche equipment rental (beeper, probe, shovel)
  • transportation by snowmobiles and helicopter
What is not included in the price?
  • return flight to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • equipment rental
  • lunch
  • additional services
  • ski pass and thermal pool entrance tickets
  • medical insurance
Please note:
  • the order of tour days may change
  • health insurance is compulsory for everyone
  • foreign citizens are required to pay an additional fee of ₽25,000 (for permits, documents, English-speaking guide, etc.)
Reviews of our program participants
High level of professionalism of the guides and the administrative staff is obvious! Tour dates: 04 – 11 April 2021

Maria D. (Moscow)

The first thing that pleasantly surprised me was the hosting team, the guys from the Kamchatka Freeride Community. The whole organisation is at a very high level. They are enthusiastic and do everything themselves. Tour dates: 04 – 11April 2021

Ilya D. (Moscow)

Kamchatka turned out to be no worse than Europe or Japan, even better. Tour dates: 04 – 11April 2021

Sergey (Yekaterinburg)

Additional services
Visit the Vulcanarium Museum
from 900 rubles / 1 hour
Visit the museum of volcanoes to see and learn about volcanic eruptions, visit a lava cave and touch centuries-old stones.
Bathing in thermal springs
from 1 500 rub/person
There are over a hundred hot springs on the peninsula. There are man-made pools with recreation areas or simple public access pools.
Ski-tour: 1 day
from 10 000 rub/person / 1 day
Join and discover Kamchatka with us and we’ll take you to the most picturesque spots for a ski-tour. Ski areas: Nachikinsky Pass, Avachinsky Pass, Vilyuchinsky Pass.
Freeride with snowmobile drop-offs: 1 day
from 20 000 rub/person / 1 day
Drop-off to the skiing area and transfer to the starting point of the descent by snowmobiles (w/ passenger sleds). It is a good opportunity not only to freeride, but also to admire the scenery. Ski areas: Vilyuchinsky Pass, Avachinsky Pass, Barkhatnaya Sopka.
Heli-ski: 1 day
from 80 000 rub/person / 1 day
Freeride with helicopter drop-off. Only with a full group.
List of things
Personal items
  • Wind- and waterproof membrane jacket (preferably with insulation)
  • Comfortable lightweight and quick-dry sports pants that can keep you warm in low temperatures
  • Fleece jacket or sweater
  • Warm vest
  • A pair of t-shirts
  • Underwear, incl. thermal underwear
  • A hat
  • Socks (several pairs)
  • Gloves
  • Swimming suit
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Casual winter shoes
Gear and equipment
  • Alpine skis / snowboard
  • Ski / snowboard boots
  • Ski skins / snowshoes
  • Ski poles
  • Regular backpack
  • Mask and helmet
Welcome Kamchatka
Freeride with drop-offs by snowmobile + ski-tour

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