Snowboarding in Russia
Sheregesh ski resort located in rocky South part of Siberia not far from Kazakhstan and Mongolia (about 1000 km to the border). Since the beginning of the 2000s Sheregesh known as a ski resort and is continuously developing. So far it’s the youngest ski resort in Russia. Sheregesh Ski Resort is a touristic center at the foot of the Green Mountain, 26 km from the city Tashtagol, 4 km from the village Sheregesh. Snowboarding in Russia is a relatively new direction. The resort has developed infrastructure, annual gaining popularity not only among the inhabitants of Siberia, but through all Russia. The resort offers a wide range of services for active recreation in summer and winter, a lot of interesting activities and accommodation facilities of different comfort levels. In 2013, the resort Sheregesh entered the Guinness Book of Records, and in 2014 was recognized as one of the most popular ski centers in the country.
So what’s is the trick of snowboarding in Russia? It’s simple: the place is awesome! The annual ammount of snow is the highest in Russia! Be sure that every day you are going to see another 0.5 m portion of snow! Every day! Powder is awesome!
Duration of the tour
Depends on your request. The minimum duration is 3 days (leaving Novosibirsk at Friday evening and come back at Monday morning). Upon request you can order one or two week tour.
Meeting at the airport, small excursion around Novosibirsk (depends on the time of your arrival), transfer on the bus to Sheregesh, accomodation in hotel, transfer back to Novosibirsk, transfer back to airport.
About the weather
The weather depends on the season. While it’s -30 in Novosibirsk the weather in Sheregesh is much more better! Due to alpine climate the temperature is actually warmer than in Novosibirsk in order to 15-20 degrees. Casual riding weather is -10-15 C degrees.
What to put on
You need tp put on your water- windproof coat and fleece jacket. That’s enought! If you are going to snowboarding in Russia and visiting Sheregesh tour at spring – the average weather is around 0 and much more warmer during the day up to +15-18! So you can ride in your swimsuit having a beautiful sunbathing! Check up video!
Grelka fest is the one of the main holidays in Sheregesh! Generally it starts at the beginning of the April and lasts in 5-7 days. The weather at this time is mild: +15 degrees during the day and the snow cover is over 2.5-3 meters! Generally people put on their swim suits and have a fun! Concerts playing from dawn to dusk!
Few words about the tour:
Meeting you and your friends at the airport of Novosibirsk. Some free time to see the city Novosibirsk. Moving to the bus. Leaving Novosibirsk in our party-bus at the evening. The distance between Novosibirsk and Sheregesh is around 650 km.
Arrival in Sheregesh at the morning. You’ve got your time to have a shower, take a nap, have a breakfast. After that you can do whatever you like! You can spend all day in Irish pub or walking in the beautifiul pine forests or riding all day at the mountings.
Day 3 – Day…?
How many days you are going to spend – depends only on you!
Return back to Novosibirsk, bringing you to airport or if you want you can continue your Siberia travel!