Down fog and clouds, over 1300 m sunny weather, for a pity, the summit itself was in a fog. Skiing through "Gate" was on very icy surface, lower part was excellent. More details at: http://www.mountainski.eu/191/ski-kamchatka-2013-overview-of-our-activities-in-april-may-2013
Route Climbed: main huge couloir from the valley of Paratunka river Date Climbed: May 17, 2002
The route up to approximately 2000 meters was climbed on skis, then in narrow steep couloir crampoons and skis on backpacks. Excellent weather and snow condition!. Only first 250 meters were pretty icy and gliable, then skiing in high speed and middle and long turns. Viljuchinskij brings best skiing at Kamchatka-peninsula.
"Got tight last night on absinthe and did knife tricks. Great success shooting the knife into the piano. The woodworms are so bad and eat hell out of all furniture that you can always claim the woodworms did it."