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Very steep climb but worth the effort

Be advised that the final pitch up Avachinski is long and very, very steep over loose rocks and... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Daniel W
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Demanding hike, great views

First of all, prepare. Hiking shoes, sticks also might help, water, sunscreen, shades and some... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Tina Q
Moscow, Russia
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| 40 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Be advised that the final pitch up Avachinski is long and very, very steep over loose rocks and soil. Towards the end there are ropes you can use to pull yourself up. It is an 1800 metre elevation gain over 8 km. It is worth...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

First of all, prepare. Hiking shoes, sticks also might help, water, sunscreen, shades and some plaster for your blisters, it's a long hike with almost 2000 m elevation and it demands for those who wish to partake to be at least a bit fit, even...More

1  Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The ascent to Avacha demands some physical ability. Starts in pretty steep ascent followed by moderate ascent and in the end very steep ascent on lava ashes. Up will take 4-6 hours to moderately fit people. The views above are amazing! From the beautiful surrounding...More

Thank aviel a
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had one of the most memorable experience in Kamchatka. (One of the most luxurious and enjoyable camping experience in my life d^.^b) We visited many fantastic places in our total 18 days stay in Kamchatka. (Kuril Lake, Kozyrevsk village, Tolbachinsky volcano, Even's dwelling "Ochen",...More

1  Thank emmahk316
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

If the weather is good and you can see the scenery it is the best day trip you can make. The views are stunning, much better than mutnovski, gorely and others.

Thank Olga T
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Koryaksky and Avachinsky volcanoes are sooo beautiful! When you land in Petropavlovsk, they are the first thing you see - they greet you! They are "domestic" volcanoes for Kamchatka people. You can climb the Avachinsky, but only with a professional guide.

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