This hunt can be nicely combined with Caucasian Chamois. Kuban Tur counts both towards the Ovis and Capra World Slams, and Chamois counts towards the Capra World Slam.
How to get there:
You will fly to Moscow International airport, where our crew will meet you, assist you through the customs and take to the hotel. Next morning you will fly to Mineralnyye Vody. Flight from Moscow to Mineralnyye Vody lasts for about two hours.
The season is from August 1 to November 30.
Kuban tur hunting:
Expect extensive horseback riding, considerable walking and hiking. Some riding experience is a must. During the day you will explore the upper edges of the mountains, examining the hillsides and feeding areas through the field glasses. A temporary tented camp is set up with the specific goal of hunting a particular animal or area. Rams are generally located in very remote country at 9,000 feet. Once the trophy is spotted you complete your stalk on foot. Physical condition is an important factor for the stalking part of the hunt.
Simple hunting houses and tent camps. Spike camps are used intensively. You should expect quite modest conditions.
Day and night temperatures have wide amplitude due to high altitude and surrounding glaciers. Afternoon fog is a normal event. In August – mid-September daytime highs are 77-80 F, with lows of 35-40 F. In mid-September–October daytime temperatures are 50-59 F with 15-23 F at night. Snow can be expected at the tops in first decade of September.