Additional information for our Mt Elbrus climb 5,642m
We only run the 12 day program on Mt. Elbrus, from experience the more time spent acclimatizing to the lack of oxygen is the only way to get the required result in the mountains. This is a big investment so you need to give yourself the best chance at making the summit of Mt. Elbrus.
Climbing in the Caucasus can be disturbed due to the complex political issues in the region and is reviewed from year to year. It is wise to check in with us first before you decide to travel to this region. Our climbing season is June/ July/ August each year.
So planning this trip well in advance would is advised.
Elbrus and the Caucasus mountain range attracts, skiers, climbers, snowboarders, mountaineers and peak baggers looking to knock off Europe’s highest peak and climb one of the 7 summits. Excellent physical conditioning is needed for the ascent of Mt. Elbrus. You will also need to be used to camping and be ready for tent living for 7 or 8 nights. Your camp craft needs to be up to speed as you will be cooking food during the acclimatization period. You will also be carrying a pack of 10kg plus and you could also be dealt temperatures of – 20 c at 4,500m. All in all, Elbrus is not to be underestimated, harsh weather conditions, carrying heavy packs on multiple days and adding in altitude this is a challenging peak.
We need a minimum group size of 6 people to run a trip, we also require everyone to have basic mountaineering knowledge. We advise climbing in the Alps, or Scottish Winter skills courses before trying to undertake the challenge of climbing Elbrus. Please reach out to us for more additional information for our Mt. Elbrus climb.
Our price includes:
– Full guided service
– Essential Medical supplies
– Tents and Ropes
– Cooking and Navigation equipment
– All transfers from Mineralnye Vody and mountain region
– Meals during the ascent
– Accommodation in hotels in the mountain region
– Camp site and mountain permits
– International and Internal flights (these can be purchased for your group)
– Personal Insurance
– Mineral water, drinks and tours
– Personal equipment
– Meals during the time in the valley
– Use of Satellite phone
You will also need to consider these fees below and add into your budget for this climb on Mt. Elbrus. We can book flights for groups and will assist you and support your booking as needed:
– Visa Support €70
– Flights from Moscow to Mineralnye Vody €280 – €380 (approx)
– Hotel in Moscow€80 per night (check Hotel Izailovo Delta)
– Moscow transfers €100 (depends on numbers)
– Guides tips for the trip