General Project Schedule for 2018
June 27th— July 10th, 2018
July 11th – July 25th , 2018
July 26th – August 9th , 2018
Locations: Tunkinsky National Park, Shumak Water Springs (Buryatia republic)
July 15th — July 28th, 2018
Location: Kabansky region, Republic of Buryatia.
June 25 th — July 08th , 2018
Location: Pribaikalsky region, Turka village (Buryatia republic).
August 10th – August 24th , 2018
Location: Buryatia republic, Barguzinski region, Ulyun Village, “Kabarozhy” Reserve.
Conquer the summits!
April 26th – April 30th , 2018
Traditional annual climbing of Munku Sardyk Mountain
Location: Republic of Buryatia
Locaton: Ulan-Ude, “Snezhinka” biathlon complex.
- Bridge construction
- organization of accessible trail for low-mobility groups
- organization of hiking marathon for Nordic walking lovers
Forest fires exstinguishing and prevention
April 15th – October 15th, 2018
Location: Kabansky, Pribalkalsky and Horinsky regions of Buryatia republic.
- Information stands set up
- Surveillance cameras set up
- Organization and management of Forest fire extinguishing events
15 people including one crew leader, responsible for the group and an interpreter (?)
Typical work day:
6 work hours, one lunch break. Work schedule can be changed by the crew leader due to weather conditions and other reasons.
Accommodation and food:
During the project volunteers are usually camping and sleeping in tents. According to the schedule provided by the crew leader, all of the participants rotate through their everyday camp duties (cooking, taking care of the camp, etc.)
Food and equipment for the project are provided by “GBT-Buryatia”.
Every project has 2 days for fun activities. The activities can vary due to the project (excursions, sauna, sunbathing on the beach, rafting, etc.).
GBT volunteer has to be ready to:
- Hike at least 3-4 km a day
- Work with trail building tools (shovels, pulaski, etc.)
- Lift and transport logs, rocks and other heavy objects
Meeting point for GBT projects:
Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia.
To reserve your spot as GBT volunteer you must pre pay 20% of the project fee in advance. That will help organization and administrative expenses prior to the start of the project. Prepayment is NOT refundable.
GBT volunteer MUST:
Get vaccinated against tick-borne encephalitis prior to the start of the project.
“Great Baikal Trail-Buryatia” Association
Autonomous Non-profit Organization “Baikal Volunteer Corps”
“Travel, benefit the environment – plan and built Baikal Trails!”.