Russia Sports & Outdoors

  • Sports & Outdoors
    by Muscovite
  • Sports & Outdoors
    by Muscovite
  • Sports & Outdoors
    by Muscovite

Russia Sports & Outdoors

  • Sports Events

    Saint Petersburg Sports & Outdoors

    Paintball has become a popular sport, especially for corporate training and team building. St. Petersburg Federation of Sports Paintball 195 Ligovsky Prospect 7-812-320-88-88 North West Paintball Federation 45 Pr.ospect Stachek 7-812-183-62-13 Paintball Club 25 Piskarevskiy prospekt 7-812-521-2326 St. Petersburg Association of Paintball...

  • City Teams

    Saint Petersburg Sports & Outdoors

    The Petrovsky Stadium is home to the local football club FC Zenit St. Petersburg. The stadium was inaugurated in 1924 and has a capacity of 22.300. It is located on a small island and there are only two bridges which lead to the stadium. Both are guarded by safety guards. One of them didn't let me in, whereas the other one was friendly enough to...

  • Fishing

    Fishing has never been an all time favorite activity of mine, but that changed in Russia. As I had previously mentioned, Brendan and I undertook a one month excursion in Evenkia, a region in central Siberia. I had the opportunity to fish quite a bit during the trip. Below is an excerpt from the day I caught the largest catch of the trip: Time was...

  • Kayaking, Canoeing, and Rafting

    Russia is filled with rivers, some of them so deserted that only a handful of people travel through them a year. If you’re into kayaking, canoeing, or even rafting then I’d suggest you give it a go.One of my fondest memories of Russia is the kayaking excursion I undertook. My friend and I hired two guides from Moscow. Together with a Russian...

  • Trekking

    Are you into hiking and trekking? Do you love the outdoors? If you answer yes to any of the questions then you have to go to Russia. This country offers superb hikes ranging from one day to several weeks or months. The infrastructure may not be there, but the locals are willing to help you get a guide to take you where your heart desires. Among the...

  • Ice Skating in the park!

    Many of the parks in the larger cities flood the walkways and the whol park becomes a HUGE iceskating rink! In Moscow this is true and Gorky Park, Sokolniki and several others. i have seen similar types of things in other cities as well. Skates can be rented usually, but be prepared to pay a large deposit!

  • Cross country skiing

    Cross country skiing is popular in Russia and ski's can be rented in many places or borrowed if you have friends or family here. Almost every family has a couple of pairs! In the big cities you can find skiing in the parks and forested areas, in the smaller towns, just go to the edge of town where the fields and forests are!

  • Fishing on a glaced lake

    All my pics at original size: Russia's long cold winters, people all over the country spend many hours ice fishing. It is a sport just about anybody can do. Actually getting to the fish is the first step in ice-fishing. You need a large drill that is capable of cutting through ice that is a meter thick. After that,...

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