Большая Байкальская Тропа

Working camp at Ulun bank

Participants: International Volunteers

Team Leader: Julia Alekseeva

Assistant Brigadier (to be determined later)

Date: September 01-15 2020

Types of jobs :

  • trail corridor clearing trail
  • surface flattening

Description Day Resources
1. Departure from Ulan-Ude to the village of Ulyun. Lunch in Turka village, Overnight 07 friday Bus from Ulan-Ude to Ulun
2. Departure to the place of the Work camp. Arrangement of the camp, start of work to improve the corridor , 08 saturday Tool delivery
3. Trail work 09 sunday  
4. Trail work 10 monday  
5. Hiking to lakes 11 tuesday   
6. Hiking to lakes 12 wednesday
7. Trail work 13  thursday  
8. Trail work 14 friday  
9. Trail work 15 saturday  
10. Trail work 16 sunday  
11. Trip to “Reserved Podlemorye” , day off 17 monday Bus from Ulun to Ust-Barguzin
12. Trip to “Reserved Podlemorye” , day off 18 tuesday
13. Trip to “Reserved Podlemorye” , day off 19 wednesday
14 Departure to Ulan-Ude 20 thursday Bus from Ulun to Ulan-Ude

Project goal: Development of ecotourism in the Barguzinsky district of the Republic of Buryatia. Improvement of the trail along the banks of the Hlozhidiy brook.

Preliminary scope of work: Volunteers will have to do work on the trail, which is used by lovers of mountaineering and climbing. Arrangement of the trail involves clearing the corridor of the trail, excavating the soil, and building structures.

The team must have a leader (team leader), organizing the work of volunteers and the life of the group in the camp, and a translator, providing communication between the participants and organizing a cultural program on the project.

Depending on the weather and the condition of the group, the team leader has the right to change the daily routine. The average working day is 6 hours with a lunch break.

Accommodation and meals: Volunteers live in a camp in the Barguzin taiga. According to the duty schedule set by the team leader, the participants will prepare food at the stake for the whole group and equip the camp. BBT-Buryatia buys products for two weeks, and also provides the necessary group equipment, tools.

There is no hot shower on the project, but you can boil water and wash yourself, or swim in Baikal. You can also familiarize yourself with a menu.

Weekends: going to the headwaters of the Ulzykh river, visiting Dugan in the village of Yarikto, places of worship for the Buddhist deity Yanzhima

Workloads on the project: Movement along the trail at a distance of 3-4 km, working with tools – shovels, picks, dragging logs, stones and other types of physical work. Also throughout the project you will need to participate in the improvement of the camp.

Please note that the volume of the backpack must be at least 70 liters. In connection with the peculiarities of the local climate, it is necessary to take a jacket from rain and wind, a sweater and pants. Also pay attention to shoes – they should be comfortable, light and not slippery.

We strongly advise you to familiarize yourself with the list of necessary equipment, information on tick-borne safety, as well as frequently asking questions and our dictionary.

The project began at the city of Ulan-Ude. Participants meet in the center of Ulan-Ude on September 5 at 9 a.m. (the place will be confirmed later. It is advisable to arrive in Ulan-Ude in advance so as not to be late for a group meeting). From Ulan-Ude, in a minibus ordered in advance, the group leaves for Yarikto.

Cost: The total contribution for the project, which includes meals, travel, cultural program and accommodation in the camp during the project, is 20,000 rubles.

We can reserve you a place when paying 20% of the contribution (4000 rubles). Prepayment will be used for pre-purchase of products, project preparation and administrative expenses. Prepayment is not refundable. The number of places on the project is limited!

* Please fill out the application only if you are 100% sure that you will participate in this project. * If you have not received a response within a week or if you have any questions related to participation in the project, please contact our coordinator yakovsuknev@gmail.com directlysund