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Elbrus 
Mt.Elbrus, a two-peaked ice giant, crowns the panorama of Central Caucasus. It is at least 1000m higher than its neighbors. Its two peaks have two volcano craters, which make the Eastern peak a little lower than the other (5642 and 5621m).The Eastern peak still has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. All the massif is covered by a gigantic ice-cap. Therefore from Persian language the name of the mountain is translated as “Snow Mountain”. Cabardin and Balkan people, local folks of these lands, call it “Mountain of Happiness”.

An ascent of mt.Elbrus along the normal route, that is the most popular one in the Caucasus. It gives a possibility to reach a great altitude by technically simple route. Nevertheless it requires full acclimatization.

The following plot includes mountain strek for enjoying mountain ridges and valleys intended to acquire necessary acclimatization. There is a possibility to change or cut down the suggested program of acclimatization, but taking into consideration the specific climate of the region, we find it necessary to spend certain time on the place.
Mt.Elbrus, a two-peaked ice giant, crowns the panorama of Central Caucasus. It is at least 1000m higher than its neighbors. Its two peaks have two volcano craters, which make the Eastern peak a little lower than the other (5642 and 5621m).The Eastern peak still has an enormous crater 250m in diameter. All the massif is covered by a gigantic ice-cap. Therefore from Persian language the name of the mountain is translated as “Snow Mountain”. Cabardin and Balkan people, local folks of these lands, call it “Mountain of Happiness”.

An ascent of mt.Elbrus along the normal route, that is the most popular one in the Caucasus. It gives a possibility to reach a great altitude by technically simple route. Nevertheless it requires full acclimatization.

The following plot includes mountain strek for enjoying mountain ridges and valleys intended to acquire necessary acclimatization. There is a possibility to change or cut down the suggested program of acclimatization, but taking into consideration the specific climate of the region, we find it necessary to spend certain time on the place.

Barrels Refuge (Garabashi)
Sunset on Elbrus
Elbrus from the Barrels Refuge
Diesel Hut, former Refuge 11 (Priutt 11)
Morning above Pastukhov rocks
Sunrise on Elbrus
Climber with Ushba in background