Lake Kindyktykul

Climbing up above the lake (photo by A. Rhodes)

Lake Kindyktykul (“Kin-dik-tik-kool”) borders Chikhachev Ridge in southeastern Altai and is home to over 20 species of endangered birds.

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2015 Field report and photos

Mergen bundled up and ready to ride out

Sergei Spitsyn and his team returned from a field expedition with new snow leopard evidence, incredible photos, and the successful removal of poachers’ snares.

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Highlights from a 2015 trip to Altai

Each time I travel to Altai, the trips combine field work and office meetings, and I try to meet as many people as possible to gain new perspectives. This year was no exception.

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