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.
Day 1: Arrival in Mineralnye Vody. Transfer to Baksan Valley, hotel.
Day 2: Acclimatization walk from the hotel to the Cheget Karabashi summit, 3404 m. Magnificent viewpoints over Elbrus.
Day 3: Drive to Azau station. Cable ways up to 3800 m. Acclimatization walk up to 4400 m. Overnight at the mountain hut.
Day 4: Acclimatization walk to Pastukhova Rocks, 4800 m.
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.
Day 8: Drive to Mineralnye Vody, fly to Moscow, move to the international airport for the return flight home.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- All hotel accommodation
- Mountain hut
- Group transfers as per itinerary
- English-speaking guide
- Assistant guides
- All food in Elbrus area
- Cook out of the hotel
- Group cooking equipment
- Group climbing equipment
- Elbrus cable ways
- Border permit
- National Park permit
- OVIR registration
- Russian entry visa support.
- Individual transfers
- Personal equipment
- Visa fee.
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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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