Duration of ice covered period: 4 - 5 months Freezing of the bays before the freeze-up: 10 - 30 days before Ice thickness in a freeze-up day: 5 - 20 cm Ice thickness in hummock areas: from 40 - 70 cm to 2 m and more Speed of the ice growing: from 1 to 5 cm/day Thickness of the ice: from 40 cm to 1.2 m In Maloe More / Small Sea area: thickness of ice is up to 1.5 m Width of multiyear constant cracks: 40 cm up to several metres The size of ice fields divided with cracks: 10 - 30 km Ice height in strain cracks: up to 10 - 12 m Duration of drift ice: 10 - 20 days (in the South up to 30 days) Complete release from the ice: In the South: 12 - 16 of May In the North: 9 - 14 of June The earliest and latest terms of freezing: December 14, 1877; February 6, 1959 Average date: January 9 The earliest and latest terms of breakup: April 17, 1923; May 26, 1879 Average date: May 5 Multiyear cycles: breakup: 2 - 8 years freezing: 10 - 15 years intra-century recurrence: freezing: 24 - 45 years breakup: 35 - 60 years Duration of ice crossing by horse: in the South = 95 - 105 days in the North = 110 - 130 days 1.
Its cold waves break against the shore and decorate the seaboard rocks with icy patterns.
The lake is freed of its ice imprisonment around May - June when its shores turn rosy due to blossoming of rhododendrons.
Transportation of loads up to 15 tons in weight on the ice not less than 50 cm thick: 70 days 3.
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The most considerable peculiarity of the ice regime of Lake Baikal is its late freezing that takes place only in the middle of winter (usually, 1 January), long after the beginning of severe Siberian frosts.
When other rivers and lakes froze long before in the year, Baikal still resists ice fetters.
Please note that to avoid disturbance of our sleeping customers, we do not allow to arrive earlier than 8am.
ru or by phone: +79248332905 Types of accommodations: October - May: dormitory (8 persons max): 500 rub per bed double room / double bed: 1500 rub per room studio 3 bedroom apartment (max 12 per): 6000 rub total per night payment method: rubles cash upon check-in June - September: dormitory (8 persons max): 600 rub per bed double room / double bed: 1600 rub per room studio 3 bedroom apartment (max 12 per): 8000 rub total per night payment method: rubles cash upon check-in If you would like to make reservation, please use the form below. Thank you forchoosing Admiral Hostel, we hope you will enjoy your stay with us! Arrivals and Departures can check into their rooms (beds) after 12pm each day if the rooms (beds) are occupied.
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