Cherskiy Peak

Travel to the Heart

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Сherskiy Peak is the top point of the Komarinskiy ridge. Its height is 2090 meters. The peak was named after the famous Explorer of Siberia – Ivan Cherskiy.
The route’s length is about 20 km. 6-8 hours is enough to reach the peak. Professional sportsmen do it in 2 hours!

Popularity — 60%
Complexity — 30%
Availability — 90%

Cherskiy Peak

Travel to the Heart

Пик Черского

Сherskiy Peak is the top point of the Komarinskiy ridge. Its height is 2090 meters. The peak was named after the famous Explorer of Siberia – Ivan Cherskiy.
The route’s length is about 20 km. 6-8 hours is enough to reach the peak. Professional sportsmen do it in 2 hours!

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Popularity — 60%
Complexity — 30%
Availability — 90%
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What’s interesting here?

  • Mountain height – 2090 meters
  • Located near Slyudyanka
  • Heart Lake
  • It is a popular touristic route in summertime

What’s interesting here?

  • Mountain height – 2090 meters
  • Located near Slyudyanka
  • Heart Lake
  • It is a popular touristic route in summertime

Cherskiy peak attractions

Every year thousands of tourists visit the peak. The climbing route is safe and does not require special climbing equipment (but we recommend putting on good shoes). The trail from Slyudyanka to the peak of Cherskiy has great landscape diversity. Here you will see rocky cliffs, lakes, and numerous noisy mountain streams.

Cherskiy Peak

A path to the peak

Cherskiy Peak

There are many of small rivers on the way

How to navigate in Slyudyanka

So, at first, you need to come to the city of Slyudyanka. Then walk in the opposite direction from Baikal, along the small river also called Slyudyanka. Your goal is a Slyudyanaya street. This street leads to the trail you need.

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A view from the Peak

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On the mountain’s top

We recommend you divide your trip into two days to have enough time to enjoy the local views. The first part of the route is the trail from Slyudyanka to the meteorological station. Usually, tourists go from this point to the other sights like Heart lake, waterfalls on the river Podkomarnaya, Devil’s Gate, or Chekanowskiy Peak. On the next day climb to the Peak and then go on to discover the local area. Be sure to visit the Heart Lake – a lake in the shape of a heart!

Note: Cherskiy Peak (Peak of Cherskiy), Cherskiy Mountain (Mountain of Cherskiy), Cherskiy Stone (Stone of Cherskiy) – are different geographical points!

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Tourist base near meteorological station

Cherskiy Peak

Heart Lake

Cherskiy peak attractions

Every year thousands of tourists visit the peak. The climbing route is safe and does not require special climbing equipment (but we recommend putting on good shoes). The trail from Slyudyanka to the peak of Cherskiy has great landscape diversity. Here you will see rocky cliffs, lakes, and numerous noisy mountain streams.

Cherskiy Peak

A path to the peak

Cherskiy Peak

There are many of small rivers on the way

How to navigate in Slyudyanka

So, at first, you need to come to the city of Slyudyanka. Then walk in the opposite direction from Baikal, along the small river also called Slyudyanka. Your goal is a Slyudyanaya street. This street leads to the trail you need.

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A view from the Peak

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On the mountain’s top

We recommend you divide your trip into two days to have enough time to enjoy the local views. The first part of the route is the trail from Slyudyanka to the meteorological station. Usually, tourists go from this point to the other sights like Heart lake, waterfalls on the river Podkomarnaya, Devil’s Gate, or Chekanowskiy Peak. On the next day climb to the Peak and then go on to discover the local area. Be sure to visit the Heart Lake – a lake in the shape of a heart!

Cherskiy Peak, Cherskiy Mountain , Cherskiy Stone – are different geographical points!

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Tourist base near meteorological station

Cherskiy Peak

Heart Lake

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How to get to Peak of Cherskiy

In the text above, we described a way to get to the Peak of Cherskiy from Slyudyanka. Here we explain the different ways to the city.

The distance from Irkutsk to Slyudyanka is 104 km, and takes about 2 hours.

The 2 hours journey costs about 1955 roubles.
Every hour buses and minibusses take off from Irkutsk Bus Station. The ticket price is 220 rubles, the road takes 2 hours.
Tourists can reach Slyudyanka by train and electric train also. Train ticket price is 400-700 rubles (price depends on kind of wagon) and electric train ticket for 200 rubles. The route will take 3 hours in both variants.

How to get to Peak of Cherskiy

In the text above, we described a way to get to the Peak of Cherskiy from Slyudyanka. Here we explain the different ways to the city.

The distance from Irkutsk to Slyudyanka is 104 km, and takes about 2 hours.

The 2 hours journey costs about 1955 roubles.

Every hour buses and minibusses take off from Irkutsk Bus Station. The ticket price is 220 rubles, the road takes 2 hours.
Tourists can reach Slyudyanka by train and electric train also. Train ticket price is 400-700 rubles (price depends on kind of wagon) and electric train ticket for 200 rubles. The route will take 3 hours in both variants.