Chromite ore is the main raw material for obtaining chrome. It was extracted in the 1930s when Russian industry needed alloy steels. After the deposit depletion the pit was abandoned. Deep at night, when normal people already sleep, some guys decided to visit this place.
Descending is possible with a rope only because the walls are very rapid. Despite the warm weather the pit is covered with frost inside.
Gate way leading into darkness
There are three ways – to the right, to the left, straightly.