Telemark backcountry skiing on Mt. Shasta (4317 m) in California

Mt. Shasta is the highest volcano in California and popular backcountry destination in Northern California which provides a lot of various terrains for skiers at any level. This year California experiences serious lack of snow, so Mt. Shasta is one of the few reasonably accessible places one can ski this spring.

Ski Kamchatka 2013 - first ski descend from volcano Bakening (2278 m)

First days of May during the trip Ski Kamchatka 2013 – overview of our activities in April-May 2013 we spent in the area of volcano Bakening (2278 m). According to known sources, we were the first skiers from the Czech Republic and Slovakia in this area. We reached the summit in a group of eight people and followingly skied down.

Ski Kamchatka 2013 - overview of our activities in April-May 2013

We have returned from excellent skialpinism trip (April 25 – May 12) to Kamchatka-peninsula in May 12. From the skiing point of view the trip was excellent, as we did not use ski boot only during our departure back to Europe in May 12. Besides the fact, that the weather was not mostly pleasant, we succeed with four higher active and non-active volcanos, and with many smaller peaks. Some results: probably the first skiing from volcano Bakening (2278 m), Slovak men & women first skiing + Czech women first skiing from volcano Korjakskij (3456 m), etc. The trip was prepared by & Společnost Medici.

Heliskiing & heli asisted skitouring in British Columbia in April 2013

We have been in British Columbia, Canada, from March 28 to April 8O. We stayed at CMH Galena lodge, where our task was to do heliski & heli asisted skitouring. Why CMH Galena lodge? -„Challenging terrain for strong, experienced skiers & boarders only“. We can confirm, that terrains are perfect there. This trip was supported by Společnost Medici.

Skialpinism trip to Kamchatka in April-May 2013

An international group of Czechs, Slovaks and Russians will go to Kamchatka-peninsula in the period of April 25 – May 12, 2013. We have mainly focused with our skis on volcanos in the north and south from Avacha bay. Secondly, we climb smaller peaks around, warm-up in some hot springs and eat some salmons. This is our fourth skialpinism trip to Kamchatka-peninsula. This trip is supported by: Tilak, Boatpark, Voda hory, and Spolecnost Medici.

Several 4000+ m peaks were descended by skis and snb in the area of Alam Kooh (4850 m) - Iran in April 2010

During our skialpinism and snb trip to Iran (Skialpinism and snowboarding in Iran in April 2010 – list or results) we started in the area of Tochal (Trekking aclimatization to Tochal during skialpinism and snowboarding trip to Iran in April 2010) and followed to the area of the second highest Iranian peak Alam Kooh (4850 m). We were the first foreigners in 2010 there. Trip was supported by KAMA and Tilak.

Trekking aclimatization to Tochal during skialpinism and snowboarding trip to Iran in April 2010

First two days in Iran (Skialpinism and snowboarding in Iran in April 2010 – list or results) we spent with acclimatisation at Tochal (3982 m). We got little below Square of Mountaineers and we started walking from the altitude approximately 1650 m. We walked through the narrow river valley surrounded by many restaurants, as this is the party area of Teheran. It is hard to imagine, how it looks here during flood. Trip was supported by KAMA and Tilak.

Skialpinism and snowboarding in Iran in April 2010 - list or results

We returned from Iran on Monday morning, April 26, 2010. We spent marvelous two weeks with skis and snowboards in Iranian mountains and historical cities as Esfahan and Kashan. Original plans were adapted to not ideal weather. We skied from several 4000 meter high peaks, and Žrout, Martin and Mišo snowboarder climbed to the summit of Damavand (5671 m). Followingly they skied and snowboarded down from about 5470 meters. We had a short swimming break in Caspian sea. We also founded out that several glaciers living in 2004 are gone (Iran skiing 2004). Sulfuric hot springs were excellent too. In my point of view, whole trip was nice, but participants would have different opinion. The trip was supported by KAMA and Tilak.

Consume hole at Kamchatka, or else how to be hid against wind

During trip Skialpinism at Kamchatka 2009 – list of articles, photos and results we also had skied down volcano Viljuchinskij (2173 m). At its bottom we slept two days in tents. There was windy weather described by Matus as: „nicely fresh wind blowing with speed higher than pleasant“. So, we started to dig consume hole, which insulate eating people from strong wind.

We have not reached Ostraja (1233 m) due to bad weather

During skialpinism trip Skialpinism at Kamchatka 2009 – list of articles, photos and results we have not summited only Sopka Ostraja (1233 m), where we have not reached summit due to fog and wind. Instead of Ostraja we did two downhills from altitudes 890 and 840 meters. Trip to Kamchatka was supported by KAMA, Voda hory, Tilak, Quill-outdoor, and Baston.

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