Climbing on Mount Elbrus

Climbing on Mount Elbrus will ultimately leave you with a great sense of achievement. Only if you come fully prepared. Too many people are underestimating the harsh conditions which Mount Elbrus has dish out. You need to have more than one day for your summit attempt.  We have the best itinerary available for your safety and success.

LEARN MORE. Mount Elbrus is a big mountain with high altitude. Elbrus is technically straight forward but the summit day can be challenging to say the least. Be prepared and come with the specific training needed to be successful. We will have the acclimatization schedule to give you the best chance at success climbing on Mount Elbrus.
Mt. Elbrus from a distance

Mount Elbrus weather can be relentless

Be prepared, climbing on Mt. Elbrus comes with challenging conditions. Even on a good day temperatures will be well below freezing. Climbing on Mount Elbrus has the draw of being one of the seven summits, the highest peak on each of the seven continents. Read more about how hard it is to climb Mount Elbrus.

Climbing on Mount Elbrus

Europe’s highest peak stands at 5,642m/ 18,510ft and from experience with all mountains at high altitude, the key to success climbing Mount Elbrus safely, is good acclimatization and along with excellent physical preparation. Altitude sickness is always dangerous, if you have poor acclimatization and preparation, then you travel high on Mount Elbrus in extreme conditions you limit your physical ability to be able to get down safely and but others at risk. Read more about how to be successful climbing on Mount Elbrus.

Maximize your safety

Make the smart decision and pick the acclimatization that gives you the safest and best chance of making the summit and coming down safely. Our 12 day program will give you the nuts and blots of what you need in terms of preparing your body to go to 5,642m/ 18,510 feet. Our priority is to see safety and success on all our treks and climbs. We also want people to learn how to be more self-sufficient. This means you need to come prepared and limit the risk to other team members. By adding in extra days to acclimatize on Mount Elbrus with Ian Taylor Trekking you have a 85% success rate of making it safely to the summit.

Weather can be challenging on Mount Elbrus

The weather conditions on Elbrus can be harsh, which means tried and tested gear is needed. You should not be attempting to climb Elbrus without, winter skills knowledge, altitude experience and understanding how your gear works in cold and hostile environments. Make sure you have worn in mountaineering boots and solid gloves for your climb on Mount Elbrus. CONTACT US today to sign up, get your full kit list, the best training advice and find out more about our quality Mount Elbrus climbs.
Our itinerary gives you great acclimatization in preparing to make the summit of Mount Elbrus, for more info feel free to call us or contact us through the website for additional information on climbing on Mount Elbrus.

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