May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Upon your arrival in Moscow we’ll travel to Mineralny Vody, a spa town in the northern Caucacus. We’ll take a 4 hour bus trip through the Baksantal to Terskol and arrive at the foot of Mt Elbrus (2200 m). We’ll spend the night at Hotel Chiran-Azau, near the valley station of the Elbrus cable car.
We’ll take the chair lift to 2700 m then ascend the Chechen summit (about 3400 m). There we’ll enjoy a beautiful mountain view of the Elbrus and entire Central Caucacus. Overnight at hotel.
We’ll tour the summit of Tiger of Rocks (3450 m) to further our acclimatization.
Now better adapted to the altitude, the cable car will take us to the “Mir” mountain station and then by chairlift to Botchkis heated apartments (3750). We’ll also make an ascent to Prijut Hut (4100 m). Night at Botchkis in your own sleeping bag.
We’ll make an ascent of Pastuchov Rock (4700 m) on our final day of acclimatization. Overnight in the Botchkis.
We’ll ascend to the Elbrus saddle (5300 m) and further to the higher West Summit. Ascent time 8-9 hours, descent to Botchkis and overnight.
Extra day allowed for bad weather, return to hotel in Azau.
At noon 25 km transfer to Mineralny Vody and fly to final return destination via Moscow.
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