How much do you know about the Crimea, Kamchatka, Altai? Probably the most likely answer will be where is it? Some people outside Russia and the CIS countries have heard about the Pamirs, Tien Shan and Caucasus. Some even did come and climb there, for the rest these are just strange names. Our site aims to give both some basic information about our mountains and the latest news of our mountaineering scene. We will try to be practical as well and provide the would be traveler with useful tips on safety, approaches, mountaineering bases, roads, weather etc. We are sure the best way to travel is to climb or walk, and we would like you to come and see our beautiful, remote, wild mountains.