Description: Ergaki Nature Park - a specially protected natural area (SPNA) of regional significance, located within the Western Sayan. The territory of the park includes natural complexes and objects of significant environmental and aesthetic value and intended for use in environmental, educational, recreational purposes. Ergaki Nature Park is a traditionally formed tourist center in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.
Type of Work: Volunteers live and work in the park, located at an altitude of about 1300-1800 meters above sea level. Therefore, good physical form, endurance, the absence of cardiovascular, neurological diseases, bronchial asthma, cerebrovascular disorders are necessary. The work includes the construction of the trail, the use of shovels, axes and other tools, the passage of mountain taiga hiking trails at a distance of 3 to 10 km per day, work with paints and varnishes, hiking for 1 to 5 days with accommodation in tents and cooking food at the stake. During the days off the volunteers will be offered sightseeing tour of natural attractions.
Study Theme: During the camp the volunteers will learn the nature and culture of Krasnoyarsk region.
Accommodation: The main accommodation is organized at the infrastructure facilities of the park (guest house). 24 hour power supply. Overnight in tents is provided during the excursion program in the park.
Language: The language of the camp is English but it would be useful if the volunteers can speak Russian.
Requirements: It would be good to have skills in working with hand tools (ax, shovel, hammer, crowbar), experience in hiking trips.
Approximate Location: The camp venue is located in the Ergaki Nature park, the volunteers have to arrive in Abakan and from Abakan the transfer is organised.
Notes: During the days off, it is planned to visit the main tourist sites of the Ergaki Nature Park (Stone Town, Lake Rainbow and Rock Hanging Stone, Lake Svetloye, vdp. Mramorny), as well as a 1-day trip to the music festival World of Siberia in Shushenskoye.