Ергаки - Пик "Зуб Дракона". Зуб Дракона самый высокий из доступных пиков Ергак. Взойти от подножья его можно за 2 часа. Высота 2176 метров над уровнем моря. Высота от озера "Тёплое" - 600 метров. Восходить на Зуб Дракона можно через северный кулуар или южные - левый и правый. Восхождение по северному кулуару идёт по тропе от озера "Тёплое", восхождение по южным - от Цветных Озёр. Цветные озёра находятся на 100 метров выше "Тёплого", но подъём там несколько сложнее.
Just in case you mistakenly heard that it was all ice and snow in Russia, take a peek at the Big Bikini Exposition. This is right on the river Moskva in Moscow!Moscow has been the capital of Russia for almost its entire history. The exception is during the period of the Russian Empire, which lasted from 1721 until the Russian Revolution 1917. For these two centuries the capital was St. Petersburg. The Russian Empire was the second largest contiguous Empire in world memory; only the Mongol Empire had been greater.Check out what's happening north of Mongolia these days, in ChitaAlthough you may not have heard of Sochi, on the Black Sea, they're building up quickly and hope to host the 2014 Olympics.Other periods of Russian history include the Tsardom of Russia, from Ivan IV to Peter the Great, and the Grand Duchy (14th-16th centuries).The earliest period of Russian history was ruled by the Novgorod Republic and Kievan Rus, which was the first Russian state dating back to 800AD in Kiev.Modern Russia remains one of the world's superpowers. They launched the earth's second satellite, called Sputnik 1, and were the first country to put a human being into orbit around earth. (The first one is called the Moon.)After the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia became a federal republic of 83 states.Text by Steve Smith.