Krasnoyarsk Pillars will be accessible to the disabled

The Krasnoyarsk reserve "Pillars" to equip a special hiking trail for the disabled, said Wednesday at a press conference, director of the reserve Vyacheslav Shcherbakov.

According to him, the path until it reaches the most famous rock reserve and laid over a few hundred meters from the entrance to the chapel, built in honor of the dead climbers.

"The track is specially equipped for on it could comfortably move people with disabilities or mothers with strollers. Its width is such that it will be able to pass one another on the two prams. At places where the trail rises above the ground, handrails are made from two parties, and, where there is almost no lift — only one "- said Shcherbakov.

The official opening of the new trail is scheduled for December 2 — on the eve of the World Day of Disabled Persons.

State Reserve "Pillars" was established in June 1925. It is located on the right bank of the Yenisei River near the south-western outskirts of Krasnoyarsk. Area "column" — 47.2 thousand hectares. The reserve was established to protect the natural systems of the picturesque rocky massif natural boundary pillars. Its reserve identified three areas with different modes of protection: a closed area (42.213 thousand hectares), buffer zone (3.332 thousand hectares), excursion area (1,674 thousand hectares).

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