Waking the Bear

With eleven time zones' worth of Tiaga, tundra, virgin peaks, and off-the-dial whitewater, Mother Russia is beginning to open her doors to adventure travelers. If you're brave enough to take her on, the next frontier beckons in the wild, wild East.

Mar 1, 2004
Outside Magazine
Trips Of A Lifetime Part II: Russia

   Photo: Illustration by Tavis Coburn

The Russian Revolution
Crossing the world's biggest country by train, plane, reindeer, and foot, Outside's adventure scout uncovers a wilderness of opportunity

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