Expedition Name(s) Elbrus by fair means...     Group Size: 7
Alternative Name(s): Elbrus by fair means: the No... Read more     Activity Type: Mountaineering
Mountain name: Mount Elbrus     Activity Level: Challenging
Mountain Range: Caucasus Mountains     Price: $ 1180
Route Name: North-South Travers     Duration: 10 days
Country: Russia     Dates: 12 August 2017 - 22 August 2017


Being relatively accessible, Elbrus is a great choice for the first altitude climb and a good way to start your Seven Summits quest. The conventional route from the South, however, can get cr... Read more


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(use MRV code when searching for air tickets) We meet you at the airport and drive to a hotel in Pyatigorsk. Guided walk around the town centre of this historical spa resort, built during the Tsar times. Unlimited mineral water included!

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It is a 100Km, 4-hour drive to the base camp. The area is a well-kept grassy meadow by the river, scattered with stationary tents. Inexpensive rental of sleeping bags is available. Note that bags will be included in the accommodation on the south side. There is a comfortable canteen, hot shower (included) and even a steam bath (at extra cost). For the rest of the day we ramble around the area, breeding our red blood cells. For the more determined, we offer a short hike to the mighty ‘Sultan’ waterfall with some hot mineral springs en-route.

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