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In part “Featured“, I list several expeditions which I believe to be the most interesting. In part “Others“, I list many other expeditions that are also interesting and full of funny stories. Almost each expedition has its own two separate galleries, dedicated to (1) Nature Photos, and (2) Expedition Photo Report.

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Featured: selected unique expeditions that you will love reading about
[Featured] Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2020 Winter Solo

[Featured] Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2020 Winter Solo

The first winter ascent of Mus-Khaya, the highest peak of Suntar-Khayata Mountains, a large range in Yakutia, in January, with temperatures down to -55 C. A solo climb.

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[Featured] Verkhoyansky Mountains 2020 Winter Solo

[Featured] Verkhoyansky Mountains 2020 Winter Solo

The first winter ascent of the highest (unnamed) peak of Verkhoyansky Mountains (in the Orulgan range), a large range in Yakutia, in February, with temperatures down to -45 C. A solo climb.

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[Featured] Putorana Mountains 2019 Solo

[Featured] Putorana Mountains 2019 Solo

A solo trekking and climb of the second highest mountain in the whole Central Siberian Plateau

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[Featured] Momsky Mountains 2019 Winter Solo

[Featured] Momsky Mountains 2019 Winter Solo

The first winter ascent of the highest (unnamed) peak of Momsky Mountains, a large range in Yakutia, in January, with temperatures down to -55 C. A solo climb.

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[Featured] "Marriage Expedition" - Getting Married in Chersky Mountains

[Featured] "Marriage Expedition" - Getting Married in Chersky Mountains

Hitchiking with my fiancee on frozen rivers and through mountain passes to the central part of Chersky Mountains, to get married in the middle of taiga, in a camp of befriended herders of reindeers, under a cross that we built ourselves

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[Featured] Elbrus Ascent 2017 Winter Solo

[Featured] Elbrus Ascent 2017 Winter Solo

A solo winter ascent of the highest peak in Europe, at the end of December, in a fast style (a total of 2.5 days).

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[Featured] First Traverse of Byrranga Mountains 2017, Solo

[Featured] First Traverse of Byrranga Mountains 2017, Solo

The first traverse of the northernmost continental mountain range, the incredibly remote, isolated, gloomy, and severe Byrranga Mountains, in the North of the Taimyr Peninsula, more than 500 kilometers away from the nearest village. A solo expedition.

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[Featured] Ural Mountains 2011: Winter Ascent of the Highest Peak

[Featured] Ural Mountains 2011: Winter Ascent of the Highest Peak

The first Polish winter ascent of Narodnaya, the highest peak in the Urals, combined with a long ski traverse across taiga and mountains

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Other selected expeditions with many interesting and funny stories:
Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2018, Winter

Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2018, Winter

A winter exploration of the central part of the Suntar-Khayata mountains in Yakutia, a very cold mountain range, where temperatures drop even below -70 C.

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East Putorana Plateau 2018 Solo

East Putorana Plateau 2018 Solo

A solo summer trek in the East of Putorana Plateau, an extremely isolated and swampy region of Central Siberian Plateau

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Winter Solo Training Expeditions to Mountains of Yakutia and Kolyma

Winter Solo Training Expeditions to Mountains of Yakutia and Kolyma

Several shorter trips and training sessions in various mountain ranges in Yakutia and Kolyma

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Jack London Lake 2017

Jack London Lake 2017

Amazing photos of Siberian autumn around one of the most beautiful lakes of Siberia. A short but extremely intense expedition with my fiancee.

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Kolyma Mountains 2016, Solo

Kolyma Mountains 2016, Solo

A short but very intense expedition to Lake Grand in Kolyma Mountains

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Byrranga Mountains 2015, Solo

Byrranga Mountains 2015, Solo

My first expedition to the Byrrangas, in 2015, with photos of the amazing severe beauty of Siberian Arctic

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Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2013, Solo Trekking

Suntar-Khayata Mountains 2013, Solo Trekking

A solo trek in very very late autumn of 2013

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East Sayan Mountains 2012, Solo

East Sayan Mountains 2012, Solo

My first solo expedition to a mountain range not far from Lake Baikal

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Iceland Mountains and Wastelands 2011

Iceland Mountains and Wastelands 2011

A cycling expedition in the southern mountains of Iceland and some of the Iceland wastelands

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Chersky Mountains 2010

Chersky Mountains 2010

The first expedition to the mountains of Siberia, in July-September of 2010

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Central Asia Expedition 2009

Central Asia Expedition 2009

Hitchiking and hiking in sourthern Siberia and in Central Asia countries (Kirgistan, Kajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan) in 2009

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Carpathians of Ukraine 2008

Carpathians of Ukraine 2008

A short but crazy trekking in 2008

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