Altai-2020: Chulyshman -> Katu-Yarik -> Bashkaus.
In this post there’ll be a lot more photos than there are words. First up – photos of the route to Chulyshman ->
We got there in a small convoy of sturdy vehicles, supplied by the Altai-Guide tourist agency (which we helped with an expedition to Chukotka a while back; the stickers on the vehicles are those left over from then).
We turn into the Chulyshman valley…
The river was at low tide, but it was anything but calm ->
The views everywhere you look – oh my gracious!
The famed Chulyshman rapids:
Not that we’d be white-water rapid-riding here. This stretch is pro-level. Mere amateurs like us – who have a bit of a paddle once every...