MT Elbrus 5642 M

Tour Duration: 9 Days

Location: Russia

Difficulty level:

For: Amateur Climbers

Equipment Hire
  • Gas stove Gas stove : Per person per day 2 Euro
  • Sleeping bag Sleeping bag : Per person per day 4 Euro
  • Gas 250 ml (for selling) Gas 250 ml (for selling) : Per person per day 8 Euro
  • Gas 500 ml (for sell) Gas 500 ml (for sell) : Per person per day 15 Euro
  • Trekking poles Trekking poles : Per person per day 3 Euro
Additional Offers

We can Also offer you Other kind of tours through the whole Georgia

  • Rafting
  • Mount biking
  • Trekking
  • Horse Riding tours
  • cultural tours
  • Wine tours
  • Ski tours (also on mountain Kazbek)
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Mt. Elbrus- Highest two head mountain of Europe. It is in central Caucasus region in Russian Federation. west summit is 5642 m and east summit 5621 m. Easiest way in a summit is a 2A grade. One of difficulty thing is his high altitude . But all members with good physical condition and good acclimatization can climb on summit. First ascent was made in 1829


June: 26.06 - 04.07  July: 03-11;   10-18;   17 -25;  24.07 -01.08 August:  31.07-08.08;  7-15;   14-22;   21-29;   28.08-05.09



Day 1 – Meet at MinVodi Airport and transfer to a hotel in Terskol.180 km, 3,5 - 4 hour. Night in the hotel. (- / - / D) 
Day 2 – Acclimatization day. Trekking to Cheget peak (3000m) Walkin time about 5 hours. You can appreciate a panoramic view of the Baksan valley and Mt.Elbrus. Night in the hotel in Village Terskol. (B / L / D) 
Day 3 - Transfer to the lift station Azau. We take a lifts up to the Garabashi lift station (3870m). Check into the Refuge.(3900m). Acclimatization walk to 4100m. till Priutt 11 Refuge Overnight in the hut. (B / L / D) 
Day 4 - Acclimatization. This day we will hike to 4700m to the top of the Pastukhov Rocks. Overnight in the hut. (B / L / D) 
Day 5 – Rest day. Training on the glacier during which time we will practice skills necessary to climb to the summit (rope work, ice axe etc.) (B / L / D) 
Day 6 - Summit Day. We will start very early about 1 AM. Using headlamps we make our way to the Pastukhov Rocks where we stop for a short rest and some drinks. Deadline till about 12 PM. The more difficult parts are located higher the Saddle, altitude 5350-5600m. In the end of our way is the wide Plato where usually is very windy and finally the Summit! Descent to the hut. Overnight in the hut. (B / L / D) 
Day 7 - Descend to the hotel. Reserve day. If you stay at the mount hut this day it is to be paid extra. (B / L / D) 
Day 8 - Reserve. Hike in the Baksan valley. (B / L / D)
Day 9 - Breakfast at the Hotel. Transfer to Min Vodi Airport. (- / - / -)



850 € - Per person


  • Twin accommodation at the hotel (3 nights) 
  • A mountain hut accommodation 5 nights
  • Transfers Min.Vody-Terskol-Min.Vody
  • Transfer Hotel - Azau - Hotel, 
  • Lift 
  • English-speaking guide
  • Mountain guides - 1 guide for 3 people(one attempt of ascent is paid) 
  • Cook at a mountain hut, 
  • Full board(fixed menu) 
  • Registration 
  • Visa support 


  • National park permit and permit for visiting Mt.Elbrus 25 EURO (subject to change). This fee is to be paid directly to a representative of NP in Terskol on spot.
  • one extra day in the hotel (half board, twin accommodation) 40 EURO p/p
  • one extra day in the mount refuge (full board, accommodation) 40 EURO p/p (if a group of 5 people or more)
  • single supplement for the whole period at the HTL 4 nights 90 EURO p/p (that should be ordered in advance. That is to be paid extra in case if there are vacant rooms at the hotel)
  • snow cat from the refugeto the Pastukhov Rocks 500 EURO to 4600m, 600 EURO to 4700m per one drive for a group of 2-10 pax
  • extra summit attempt 
  • an individual mountain guide on the summit day 350 EURO p/one guide, 
  • an individual transfer by car Min Vody-Terskol 90 EURO per one drive
  • an individual transfer by car Terskol- Min Vody 90 EURO per one drive
  • rent of individual equipment
  • porters
  • alcoholic beverages
  • air tickets Moscow-M.Vody-Moscow 
  • Insurance



   Personal Climbing equipment:

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape Slings (2)
  • Karabiners (2 lock)
  • Descender
  • Mountaineering Boots
  • Ascender

   Group Climbing equipment:

  • Ice axe
  • Tape Slings
  • Rope
  • Ice Hammer
  • Ice Screw

  • Sleeping bag
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Tika)
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • High protection sun cream SPF 50
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle, Termos
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) 
  • Ear plugs (Maybe someone is  snorers)




  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • goggles


  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) 
  • Gaiters
  • Mountain boots


  • Lightweight gloves 
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

   Lower Body:

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

   Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket


- 3000 Meter
- 4000 Meter
- 5642 Meter (Summit Mt. Elbrus)

- We can organize any personal variant for the Mt. Elbrus program at group’s request for individual program.

Guides’ equipment include: climbing equipment, GPS navigation, 2 way radio, mobile phone, satellite phone, first aid kit for the mountains)