PHYSICAL PREPARATION AND TRAINING FOR CLIMBING ELRUS 07.06.2018

PHYSICAL PREPARATION AND TRAINING FOR CLIMBING ELRUS

How to prepare for the ascent to Elbrus? Advice, recommendations:
Hiking in the mountains is a test of your body for endurance. Absolutely unprepared people will have muscles pain after the first day of the tour. To feel good in the expedition and keep up with the group, we recommend that you start prepa...

AFTER "HOLIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS". 07.06.2018

AFTER "HOLIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS".

According to your wish you can stay in the hotel for a few days, relax after "relaxing in the mountains" :) Overnight in the hotel costs 26 USD, paid separately.

FOOD 07.06.2018

FOOD

We decided to make a separate topic for nutrition (because of big amount of questions about food from you, friends). How can you not to take care of your loved stomach :)

DESCRIPTION OF ELBRUS AND CHEGET SKI & SNOWBOARD ROUTES 07.06.2018

DESCRIPTION OF ELBRUS AND CHEGET SKI & SNOWBOARD ROUTES

Elbrus region is now one of the most popular and famous World Ski Resorts. Elbrus and Cheget located in the Baksan Gorge, Russia (Kabardino-BalkariaRepublic). For today it has 13 km of cable cars and 37 km of ski slopes. The two main slopes are Cheget and Elbrus.

HOW TO PREPARE A BACKPACK TO ELRBUS 07.06.2018

HOW TO PREPARE A BACKPACK TO ELRBUS

I decided to write down my own advices in this topic after i found not really useful information in internet. You should have at least 3-5 days before the trip cause you can't find all necessary equipment and clothes in 1 day. You get a big chance to miss something important.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE FOOTWEAR FOR HIKING? 07.06.2018

HOW TO CHOOSE THE FOOTWEAR FOR HIKING?

For walking outside the urban asphalt it is very important to choose the right shoes. Only in comfortable shoes or sneakers you can pass many kilometers without the risk of rubbing your calluses, wet your feet or knock down the soles.

TEST BY HEIGHT 07.06.2018

TEST BY HEIGHT

Weather conditions and the state of the route are the two main problems that concern the experienced climbers on Elbrus. Climbing in bad weather or with a poor forecast is better not to start. The main number of deaths on the slopes of the mountain are those who simply lost the right path in the absence of visibility.

INFRASTRUCTURE ON ELBRUS 07.06.2018

INFRASTRUCTURE ON ELBRUS

It is mainly concentrated on the southern slopes, where the cable way is located. The height of the lift is 3750 meters. Tehre is the shelter "Bochki". Its more than ten six-seated insulated apartment trailers and a kitchen. Now this is the main starting point for climbing Elbrus. "Shelter eleven" (4000 m) is the highest hotel.

PHARMACY FOR EXTREME TOURISM 07.06.2018

PHARMACY FOR EXTREME TOURISM

First Aid Kit for extreme tourism

AFTER  HOLIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS. 07.06.2018

AFTER HOLIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS.

According to your wish you can stay in the hotel for a few days, relax after "relaxing in the mountains" :) Overnight in the hotel costs 26 USD, paid separately.

SEASON ON THE ELBRUS. SEASON ON THE ELBRUS.

There are 2 seasons in the Elbrus region. Winter and Summer.



IS THERE ANY MOBILE CONNECTION ON THE ROUTE? IS THERE ANY MOBILE CONNECTION ON THE ROUTE?

"Summer ascent" and "Winter ascent" there are russian operators on the slopes like "Megafon", "Beeline", "MTS" (not so good). You can freely call anyone and tell about your victory! Only in the col and the very top there is no connection (above 5300), and it will not be easy to find suitable words there.