Mt. Elbrus, Baksan Valley

Categories: Mountains, Ski Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.7/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
is a sleeping volcano with the highest peak in Europe capped in ice. The slopes are covered with 22 glaciers. Take a series of cable cars and chairlifts on the south route up to 4,045 m (13,270 ft), and then follow the flags toward the summit at 5,642 m (18,510 ft). Along the way, rest at one of the barrels or diesel huts. From the top you'll enjoy views of the entire Caucasus. The north route, which is more challenging, features a rescue hut in the saddle at 5,400 m (17,717 ft). For Mt. Elbrus and beyond, use our Baksan Valley vacation trip planner to get the most from your Baksan Valley vacation.
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  • This is one of the wonders and treasures of Russia, so many people dream to visit here, it makes no sense to advertise it. Be sure to visit this place if you are in the Elbrus region or nearby
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  • Is a very beautiful and mountain climbing is very worthwhile. Medium/high difficulty. Requires good physical preparation and hiring guide.
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  • Traveled in September. Elbrus drive past failed! No problems to lifts and silently drove the car climbed to a height of over 2000 meters! Parking for cars paid about $ 14.95 Two cableways and selected a new for 1200 with two connecting flights climbed on the height of 3500. This is the highest cableway in Europe! Impressions and sensations of unrealistic and somewhat inadequate:-). Types of chic! If you wish, and additional payment on ratrokah rise even higher! Not risked because the lack of oxygen gave itself felt! I never thought that so amuses and stomps!
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