He graduated from the Geography Faculty of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, and participated in many scientific expeditions and trips to various regions of the former USSR. He climbed mountains over 7000m high twice and did several long autonomous trips through Kamchatka. He has been organizing tourist trips since 1994, and snowmobile tours in the Kola Peninsula since 1999. He has extensive experience working with both Russian and foreign tourists, and children’s groups. Interests: snowmobiles, fishing, travel, photography, and mountain climbing.
She has been living in the Kola Peninsula for most of her life. Natalia graduated from the History Faculty of the Petrozavodsk State University. She has been working with foreign and Russian travelers since 1992 organizing off-road, adventure, and mineralogical trips. In 1996 she became the first woman to participate in Russia’s first Trophy-marathon “Arctic Trophy”. In 1997-2001 she became a member of the panel of judges of the Arctic Trophy (on the “racing bus”). From 2003 she has been organizing the Lapland 4x4 Enduro tourist expeditions. Interests: history of the region, cuisines of all peoples and times, travel, and navigation.
Marina graduated from the Geography Faculty of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University and the International Academy of Entrepreneurship, is a Candidate of Geographic Sciences, an expert in snow avalanches, volcanic landscapes, and GIS mapping. She participated in numerous scientific expeditions and trips in various regions of the former USSR. She climbed two peaks over 7000m high and did several long autonomous trips through Kamchatka. Marina took part in Russia’s First Open Cup in Ski Mountain Climbing (as a member of the only women’s team). She has been organizing tours since 1994, and has experience working with both Russian and foreign travelers as well as extensive experience with children. Marina has been organizing snowmobile tours in the Kola Peninsula, together with Sergey Konyayev, since 1999. Interests: organizing trips and expeditions, active recreation (Telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, mountain climbing, rock climbing, tourism), and dancing.
Konstantin has been living on the Kola Peninsula all his life. Graduated from the Foreign Languages (French, English) Faculty of the Karelian State Pedagogical University. For 10 years he had participated in moto-cross races, received 1st degree in the sport, and acted as a moto-cross coach for five years. From 1992 he has been working with foreign and Russian travelers organizing off-road, adventure, and mineralogical trips as well as photo-safari. In 1994 Konstantin won, and in 1996 received a prize of the Russia’s first Trophy-Marathon “Arctic Trophy” in the Motorcycle class. Since 1995 he has been acting as a member of the route qualifying commission of the Tourism and Sports Union of Russia. In 1997-2001 he was a member of the Organizing Committee of the Trophy Marathon “Arctic Trophy”. Since 2003 he has been organizing the “Lapland” 4x4 and enduro expeditions. Since 2004 he is the head of the project “Off-road Arctic School”. Interests: snowmobiles, enduro, 4x4 tourism, and the history of the region.