Group gathering: Krasnodar city, Station square 1, monument to Lenin at 9.00. Transfer Krasnodar city - Novoprokhladny settlement. On the way, we admire the beauties of the Hadzhokh gorge from the car window. Acquaintance with the instructor. Getting food, group equipment, safety training. Drop off-road to the beginning of the route - the Kuna River Valley. We go along the valley of the Kuna River. We admire the snowy slopes of the mountains. Installation of a campground before climbing to the Koryto ridge.
Climbing the path to the Koryto ridge. Furry tree branches hang over the path, majestic spruce trees stand in the snow. We leave to the farce Jubilee. Here we are waiting for the warmth of the stove and a delicious lunch. After lunch, we will have a radial exit to Mount Koryto. Daily route length - 5.74 km
We go along the Slesarny ridge to the Shestakov glade. On the way we are waiting for magnificent views of the mountains of Adygea and the Krasnodar Territory. The snow-capped peaks of the plateau Lago-Naki, Big and Small Thachei beckon and bewitch. Snow sparkles in the sun, hiding in a haze of fog, creating a unique atmosphere. In Shestakov’s shed we have a second overnight stay. Here is a large chopped house in which can accommodate up to 10 (ten) people. There is a spring near the path. A well with spring water does not freeze even in frosty winters. We collect gorse. We drown the stove. Boil tea. It turns out with a slight haze and the smell of fir cones.
If we are lucky, then next to the house we can see a family of weasels, they are called "rat-dogs" in the local one. Shurshat, mice are busy in the twilight of the shed of a mouse: Shura and Seva. After dinner, do not forget to feed the mice with bacon. Daily route - 13.85 km
Today we have the most stressful day. We are going to traverse, past the slopes of the Small and Big Thaches in the farce Vetrenny. Here, from the foot of Small Thach, a magnificent panorama of Acheshbokov, the Bambaki plateau and the mountain ranges of the Herzen ridge opens. Lost in a foggy haze, somewhere on the horizon the main peak of the Krasnodar Territory is visible - Mount Tsakhvoa (3346 m). In clear, frosty, clear weather, from the lintel between Thachs, you can see the highest peak in Europe - the proud Elbrus (5642 m). Daily route - 7.89 km
Today we have planned a radial exit to the peak of Big Thach (2368.4 m) and descent into the valley of the Sakhra River. Early rise, before dawn. We leave on the trail. Snow crunches underfoot. Light frost keeps the nature and participants of the campaign in good shape. We meet the dawn on the top and quickly and quickly descend into the Veteran shed. Climbing Bolshoi Thach will take place only in the complete absence of avalanche danger. Dinner. Re going. Descent into the valley of the Sahra River. Today we have the last night in the forest. On the bank of the Sahra we set up a camp. The daily length of the route is 18.52 km
ATTENTION!!! Climbing Bolshoi Thach will take place only in the complete absence of avalanche danger.
We get down to the village Novoprokhladny. A few fords await us along the way. Do not forget the replacement shoes. Accommodation in a guest house in the village. Hot bath. Tasty dinner. Debriefing. We share our impressions. we admire ourselves and comrades. We admire the pictures taken. Daily route - 14.82 km