Ibex - Mountain Goats of Europe and Asia with Horns and Attitude
Many of the booking agents book with the same local guide companies so you are not typically picking up any advantage. You won't find any steeper or tougher mountains than the Caucasus Mountains. How much is a snow sheep in Russia? Huge Mtns and some good hunting. I flew Houston-Istanbul-Bishkek and the travel was not bad at all considering I was on the opposite side of the planet.