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Mt Elbrus Climb

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 15 people
Destination(s): Russia  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing   Glacier Tours  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 950 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 950 Euro (EUR)

The double-breasted summit of Elbrus can be seen for miles around from different parts of the Caucasus region. Both East (5621 m) and West (5642 m) summitsare permanently covered with snow. Many of remote side valleys where it is possible to have acclimatization training are seldom visited even by locals. This itinerary is suitable for the partly acclimatized climbers or those who acclimatize well.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

The following itinerary is a working guide only and might be a subject to change due to local conditions, weather and governmental restrictions

Day 1
Arrive in Mineralnye Vody. Transfer to Baksan Valley, hotel.

Day 2
Acclimatisation walk to the Cheget Peak, 3404m. Magnificent viewpoints over Elbrus. Hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Azau station. Cable ways up to 3800m. Acclimatisation walk up to 4400m. Night at the mountain hut at 3800m.

Day 4
Acclimatisation walk to Pastukhova Rocks, 4800m. Return to the hut.

Day 5
Attempt on Elbrus.

Day 6
Spare day to attempt on Elbrus*.

Day 7
Descend by cable ways and drive back to the hotel in Baksan Valley. Hotel.

Day 8
Drive to Mineralnye Vody airport for the flight home.

* If Elbrus is climbed on day 5 we will descend to the hotel and some valley walks will be organized.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Included:
- Hotel accommodation based on double occupancy;
- Mountain hut - common rooms;
- Group transfers as per itinerary;
- English-speaking guide;
- Assistant guides on Elbrus Summit day. Our guide/client ratio on the Summit day is 1/3;
- All food in Elbrus area;
- Cook in the mountain huts;
- Group cooking equipment;
- Group climbing equipment;
- Elbrus cable ways;
- All the necessary permits;
- OVIR registration;
- Russian entry visa support.

Not Included:
- Flights;
- Individual airport transfers;
- Personal equipment;
- Visa fee.

About This Supplier
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Location: Russia
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2001
Client Request Served: 364

The M08603 has been operating in Russian Adventure Travel since 1989. Founded by professional geographers from St. Petersburg State University it specializes in organizing tours and expeditions to the remote wild areas of Russia and former Soviet Republics. Nowadays M08603 focuses on adventure travel, cultural and...

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