Peredelkino, 6th September 2015

Dear Friends!

We invite you 6.9.15 to walking-tour to Peredelkino. It is a famous Writers Village that was built in 1934. Here you can visit dachas of outstanding Russian writers and poets such as Boris Pasternak, Bulat Okudzhava, Evgeny Evtushenko, Korney Chukovsky. After visiting museums we’ll make a healthy walk (≈ 10 km) through the forest, play volleyball and have picnic.

For participating you should:

– register in – just drop us a line that you will come and your cell phone number;

– come to the start point on Sunday, the 6th of September at 10 am! We meet at the end of the platform of Kievskaya metro station on the circle line, near the wall with Lenin portrait:

– bring a meal for yourself: snacks/sandwiches/etc and drink (hot tea in thermos recommended, you can also add lemon or cinnamon) and sweets for tea:)

– have your student ID (to obtain a 50% discount on the train and the museums)

– have money for railway ticket (57 Rub.) and entrance pay for museums (about 300 Rub. for two museums, but it’s not necessary to visit ALL the museums)

– 2 metro tickets, 1 city bus ticket

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Lectures in TK HSE. Every Tuesday

Every Tuesday in TK HSE are held lectures, where you can get to know how life in hiking tour looks like. You can visit the lectures on Mondays at 7 pm. in Malaya Pionerskaya Str., 12, metro station “Paveletskaya” or “Serpukhovskaya”.

Here is a shedule of lectures for April 2015:

07.04.15   Food in hiking tour

14.04.15  Preparation for hike. Division of duties between the members of hiking tour

21.04.15  Rests and overnight stops in hiking tour

28.04.15  Techniques and tactics of overcoming rocky-talus slopes

Spoken language is Russian. It’s a good possibility for you to improve your knowledge in Russian!


HSE Orient 2015 – Domestic Orienteering Championship

compass-and-topo623On the 26th of April will be held the Orienteering HSE Championship.

We invite you to participate and try your hand in orienteering. There will be some courses: elementary – for those who takes part for the first time, advanced – who can orient well and children — under age of 10. We are waiting all of you!

If you need any assistance, please, contact our buddy:, 8-968-681-28-32, Olga Kalincheva

All staff and students are welcome to participate together with their families!

Start at any time from 9 am to 2 pm. Location: Alyoshkinskiy Forest (metro station “Planernaya”)


  • Children’s – for kids under 10
  • Beginner’s – for those who have no orienteering experience
  • Advanced – for those who have held a compass before

Registration is open until April 23, so don’t delay!

Hiking Tour to Astrakhan Region. 1-9 July

Dear friends!
The HSE Tourist Club invites you to an exciting journey to the Astrakhan oblast. During our trip you can visit the delta of Volga, lotus fields, the Caspian Sea, high-mineralization mud resort and salt lake Baskunchak, southern steppe, the former capital of Golden Horde – Saray-Batu, Astrakhan Kremlin, the memorial complex “The Battle of Stalingrad” in Volgograd and of course, you will enjoy fishing, swimming in Volga, sunbathing, riding camels, eating water-melons and many other nice things.

Date: 1-9 July 2015
Route: Moscow – Volgograd – Astrakhan oblast – Astrakhan – Moscow
Costs: tickets, food, 2 stays in hostels, museums and other entertainments – 12.000 – 15.000 Rub (depends on your private expenses during the trip)
Contact: Olga Kalincheva —, +79686812832

The Astrakhan oblast is situated on the South of Russia. It borders with Kazakhstan (you should set a stamp in your foreign travel passport in FMS before the trip). The region is located on altitude 30 m below the World Ocean Level. The climate is dry and hot, the middle temperature in July is +35° C, the temperature of water in Volga is +22 °C. Nights are warm and windless.

баск                богдо

astrakhan               дельта

There are a lot of fish in Volga and its branches, such as Akhtuba river. In Astrakhan reserve area there are rare species of birds. The region is rich in different kinds of fruits and berries, such as melons, water-melons, grape, peach, strawberry and others.

астр кремль

For the trip you will need:

– lights cotton clothes (shorts, T-shirts, etc.). One must have long sleeves against sun rays;

– cap;

– convenient shoes for hiking;

– flip-flops;

– swim wear;

– sun glasses;

– sun cream;

– fishing-rod (by wish)

Other equipment (tents, sleeping bags, fire and camping outfit) provides the Tourist Club.

Let’s discover Russia together!

сарай-бату           верблюды



Rope training. Every Sunday

Dear HSE students and everyone who is fond of sport, climbing and mountaineering!

The HSE Tourist Club invites you to attend indoor trainings which are held every Sunday from 10.30 till 15.00 at Biryulyovskaya Str, 7 A (metro station “Tsaritsino”)

Here you can master the skills of climbing, to manage with safety equipment and sure to enjoy the communication with your companions. Come and take friends with you!

You should have sport clothes, trainers or gym-shoes, sport thin gloves and some snack.
If you are going to participate, please, contact Olga Kalincheva (8-968-681-28-32) for providing you with the necessary climbing equipment.

If you are interested to participate in more than one event (weekly or something about), please also fill the member form at and we will inform you via email.