|Hunting for snow sheep in Kamchatka|
Period of hunting for Koryak snow sheep – from August 1 to September 15.
Place of hunting – northern part of Olyutorsky district of the Koryak Autonomous Area (Koryak upland). Here the population of snow sheep is high enough and it is possible to get a trophy with length of the horns of more then 85 sm.
Group – from 4 to 6 hunters, hunting – per two persons in different camps.
Hunting is conducted on the height of 600 – 900 m. above sea level. This hunting is rather hard and requires a good physical conditions. The hunters might need to walk in mountains from 3 to 10 km. or more per day. The weather in uplands is not stable, rains and fogs are often. It is neccessary to have light and warm clothing, sleeping bags, special boots for mountain hunting, mosquito net.
Organization of the tour:
Organization of hunting:
Program of hunting:
Day 1 – rest, preparation of equipment.
Days 2 - 11 – hunting, preprocessing of the trophies.
Day 12 – organization of the return way (hunting camp – Korf settlement (by helicopter MI-8, flight time 1 hour 30 minutes); Korf settlement – Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (by airplane YAK-40, flight time 2 hours 30 min.), if necessary (depending on weather conditions) – overnight in Korf settlement (renting an apartment with all conviniences).
Days 12 - 13 – arraiving Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, overnights in one of the mentioned hotels;
Day 14 – departure from Elizovo airport