These wonderful winter scenes are from the Enchanted Forest in the foothills of Pushkinskaya mountain, altitude 1,047 metres, the highest peak in southern Sakhalin, on Russia’s Pacific coastline.
As Denis said: ‘I didn’t aim to reach the mountains, my target was the so-called Enchanted Forest in the foothills of the mountain.
‘This is the highest coniferous forest in Sakhalin, with trees dressed in sparkling fluffy white coats every winter.
‘I had skis on, but to call this a ski-ing trip is a big exaggeration…
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