Local leisure activities include: avtomototurizm (jeep tours, snowmobile and ATV, motorcycle expedition), bicycle tourism (cycling and mauntibayk), boating (alloy and sailing catamarans, canoes and kayaks, rafts and Chester), Sailing, equestrian tourism (traveling on horseback or in carriages, sledges), ski tourism (ski trips and skiing), hiking (trekking and hiking in high mountains), caving, hiking combined (organic combination of different types of active tourism in one route).
Active tourism includes: amateur (sports) tourism, mountaineering and rock climbing, snowboarding, skateboarding, kite surfing and wind surfing, scuba diving, fishing and hunting, and much more.
Local leisure activities are increasingly popular among ordinary tourists.
Rafting - a fascinating walk down a mountain river in canoes or rafts special. Rafting - one of the most visited tours, totally safe even for the youngest visitors. In recent years he is enjoying such huge interest on the part of fans of extreme sports, most suitable for this tourism mountain rivers have been mastered by professionals, who are now offering rafting trips to almost anywhere in the world.
Raft tours are mainly the following: a trip for a day or half-day and multi-day trip. During the last tourists get to remote parts of the mountains, with unspoiled nature, break camp as you progress through the river and explore the wild around the neighborhood parks.
Caving. Judging by the fact that cave explorers - people who in their spare time, go to the mountains with huge backpacks, it is tourism. But, at the same time, caving - it is a science. Literally, "the science of caves".
The branch of geology, namely Karst and hydrogeology. And most importantly, the caves - it's the last blank spots on the map of the world, the last opportunity to go where not only untouched by human hands, but did not fall to look in his eyes or cameras. The study of this mysterious underground world and pothole.
Of course, a serious, scientific caving engaged not all. Newcomers are involved in training expeditions. There is a "team", which go only to entertainment or "sport" ride.
To pothole, it is necessary to have extensive training, not only physical, but also the technical as well as psychological. After all, cave - a very different world, where a person is deprived of habitual reference points: the sky overhead, the horizon... It can only be compared with underwater or outer space.
So... The caves are different: small and dry, which can reach up new, severe, to the bottom where it is necessary to break a few days through deep wells, cold water, narrow self-seekers. In any case, the extraordinary beauty of the caves is fascinating. Lakes, bizarre twists, unusual light. If you're lucky, you can find cave pearls (it is formed into a bath of running water, but very rare).
Mountain - is considered the most extreme rest. Today, climbing is an entire industry that is uniformly developed and popularized. As a rule, for climbing taken to choose the summer, when the weather allows with minimal losses to reach the planned summit. However, most fans do not stop thrills and winter. A severe weather conditions and avalanches only add visual journey. In the mountains are going to test yourself, take a chance, to overcome everything and get to the top. The taste of victory is sweet, even if the climber is not conquered Mount Elbrus, and only the wall at the local climbing gym. It needs to be well prepared physically, it is desirable to have a strong arm, a good "stretch" and a small weight that will hold onto just your fingers. When lifting will have to work not only muscles but also your head to the right to choose, for any hooks to grasp.
Skiing and snowboarding. Downhill skiing is one of the oldest types of outdoor activities. With the passage of years, the number wanting to go skiing did not decrease, but rather increased. Besides, now much better and more varied ski service than 10 years ago, not to mention the 80's, 70's. In almost every ski resort has slopes for both professionals and novices alike. Which can always teach correct riding local instructors.
Snowboarding - descent through the snow from the mountain slopes in a specially equipped board. This is a more aggressive, active and extreme form, rather than skiing. Snowboarding as a separate sport appeared in America in the 60s of XX century. Furious fans fashioned hobbies are mostly surfers who did not want to sit around waiting for summer days. In our country, snowboard mass acceptance was only in the mid 90s.
Who made a lot of special tracks with jumps and all manner of obstacles, where snowboarders can get up various acrobatic stunts. But recently, a particularly popular with snowboarders became Halfpipe (from the English. Half-pipe "half- pipe") - Construction of snow, like a ramp for skaters.
In general, extreme hobbies associated with skiing and snowboarding can be divided into several groups: freeskiing and freeride - it's a steep descent on the slopes unprepared difficult terrain; heliskiing - the same thing, but using a helicopter as a delivery vehicle to the mountain; ski- touring (randonee ski) - ski-tour, mountaineering, using skis and special fixtures for lifting up the hill ; ski-mountaineering (ski mountaineering) - climbing the mountain to descend from the summit on skis or snowboard (the use of insurance, or some - or additional equipment, other than skiing, downhill violates the "purity" of the ascent), and in recent years there has been new school - a kind of freestyle snowboarding.