Hiking on the Svyatoy Nos peninsula – Russia part 8

A short tour of Moscow – Part 1
Museum of the Great Patriotic War, Moscow – Russia – Part 2
Ulan-Ude – Part 3
Trekking Day 1 – Ust-Barguzin – Part 4
Trekking Day 2 – Part 5
Trekking Day 3 – Lake Baikal – Part 6
Rest Day – Part 7
Hiking on the Svyatoy Nos peninsula – Part 8

Our ride from Monakhovo campground to the mountain
Lake Baikal at the trailhead
Trailhead to the mountain
Summit day
Summit day
Summit day
Summit day
Summit day
Summit day
The rocky ridge to the top
Summit Day
Mountain graffiti
Made some new friends, and traded some photos
Summit plateau
Summit plateau
So happy to find this pool of water!
Summit day
Summit day
The long walk down
The lower slopes were extremely dry and loose. Very difficult to climb and descend
The next day we hitched a ride into town and ate a nice, cooked, fresh, breakfast.
Busy town diner
Delicious $2 breakfast
More scenes from the bustling town
An old soviet factory
After a 5 hour bus ride, we got a hotel room in Ulan-Ude before flying home
After a 5 hour bus ride, we got a hotel room in Ulan-Ude before flying home
Back at Baikal International Airport, “I think this might be our flight…”

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