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Crimean Mountains, Crimea

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The Crimean Mountains is a range of mountains running parallel to the south-east coast of Crimea, between about 8–13 kilometer (5–8 miles) from the sea. Toward the west, the mountains drop steeply to the Black Sea, and to the east, they change slowly into a steppe landscape.The Crimean Mountains consist of three subranges. The highest is the Main range. The Main range is subdivided into several massives, known as yaylas or mountain plateaus (Yayla is Crimean Tatar for "Alpine Meadow"). They are: Baydar Yayla Ay-Petri Yayla Yalta Yayla Nikita Yayla Hurzuf Yayla Babugan Yayla Chatyr-Dag Yayla Dologorukovskaya (Subatkan) Yayla Demirji Yayla Karabi YaylaHighest PeaksThe Crimea's highest peak is the Roman-Kosh on the Babugan Yayla at. Other important peaks over 1,200 metres include: Demir-Kapu 1,540 m in the Babugan Yayla; Zeytin-Kosh 1,537 m in the Babugan Yayla; Kemal-Egerek 1,529 m in the Babugan Yayla; Eklizi-Burun 1,527 m in the Chatyrdag Yayla; Lapata 1,406 m in the Yaltynska Yayla, Yalta Yaylası; Northern Demirji 1,356 m in the Demirci Yayla; Ai-Petri 1,234 m in the Ay Petri Yaylası.
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  • I was very impressed with a trip to the mountains. The main thing is to choose a good conductor. For us, that was assigned at 7.00 and we went not on the tourist trail. Visited 4 mountains, all in all 9:00. Stunning views, fresh air, complete disconnection from daily life. Sevetuju, wear comfortable shoes and take a jacket, very windy. As well as a take all at the picnic and empty bottles, there will be several springs. On the tops of very windy, kinda cool, even in the Sun sgoraesh and don't even notice. We had 6 people company, gave 7000 r.
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  • Organized hiking in the Crimea with the children themselves risked and called the company "the call of the mountains". Met us in Simferopol and we went ... not alone these cranks were, there were 18 people. Tents, food, pots and everything dragged on itself not heavy, you have to be prepared and especially shoes. Our six letki pishhali but walked, looked at a 4-year-old girl and walked. With the weather just got lucky in the rain didn't hit. Transitions and small and long, one 10 km walked from spring to spring. And what kind of? And the air? And what human beings met? HA! Did you know that when meeting on a mountain trail all greeted each other! Tremendous thanks Len Smirnova and dime-our instructors and guides. guys are just molodci and in love with the mountains. If you are not afraid of difficulties, go into the mountains themselves, drag children are advised to understand and icing all their households.
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  • Fly frequently in Crimea, most beautiful places in Russia. ... Impressive lot. Sevastopol, Balaklava, Foros, Simferopol. Want much else to look at, but. ... This year prices of Aeroflot took twice as. .. Very much.... It is a pity that did not fly.
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