Gorely volcano is one of the 30 active giants on the Kamchatka Peninsula. It is located on the South of the Peninsula, 70 km southwest of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
The modern construction of the volcano occupies the central part of the caldera and is represented by three merged cones, which are elongated in the form of a ridge in the West-North-West direction. At the top of the building there are 11 craters that superimposed on each other, on its slopes – about 40 side breakthroughs with lava flows. In two craters there are two lakes – one fresh and one saturated with acid from the volcanic activities.
The height of Gorely volcano – 1828 m.
The last eruption was in 2010-2014.
Terms: June – September
Cost (for 1 person): 7 500 rubles
8:00 – Departure from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. During the trip to Gorely volcano you will be able to see the volcano Viluchinsky (2173 m), Vilyuchinsky waterfall. Make a short stop on Vilyuchinsky pass (1100 m), which offers stunning views of the valley of the river Paratunka, Vilyuchinsky, Gorely and Mutnovsky.
10:30 – Arrival to the foot of Gorely volcano. Breakfast. The safety instructions.
11:00 – Beginning of ascent. Gorely is one of the most easy to climb volcanoes in Kamchatka. The ascent goes along a densely sunk path to a height of 1828 m and takes about 3 hours. At the top we will take a tour around two craters filled with lakes.
18:30 – Return to camp. Supper. Departure to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
23:00 – Arrival to the city.
Included in the price:
– Services of a driver guide;
– Transport services;
– Group equipment (kitchen stuff, campfire equipment).
– Trekking shoes with hard tread;
– Wind / water resistant pants and jacket, lightweight membrane fabric works best;
– For swimming in the springs-shorts / swimming trunks / swimsuit;
– Sunscreen, mosquito repellent;
– Backpack for day crossings.