[Featured] Ural Mountains 2011 Winter


Zimowa ekspedycja w Ural Subpolarny 2011. Pierwsze polskie zimowe (marzec) wejście na najwyższy szczyt w górach Ural.
Зимняя лыжная экспедиция на Урал (март), 2011. Первое польское зимнее восхождение на самую высокую уральскую гору (гора Народная).

General information and highlights:

  • The main expedition highlight: the first Polish winter ascent of the highest peak in the Ural mountains, the Mount Narodnaya (1895 meters).
  • The mountain is nearly 150 kilometers away from the nearest city.
  • In very short: we covered around 250 kilometers in 12 days, on skis, fully unsupported.
  • Temperatures down to -40 C.

Location of the highests peak (Mount Narodnaya):

Special thanks to / Podziękowania dla / Большое спасибо к

  • All the expedition party, for a lot of patience 🙂
  • The director of the mine, for giving us a lift!
  • Rafał Król (https://expeditions.pl) for a lot of insightful equipment knowledge.

Detailed Reports:

Two Polish variants are available under the following links. A photo report further below.

Ural Report by Dziku
Ural Report by Maciej

Gallery of Nature Photos

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Gallery of Expedition Photos

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