CLIMBING KAZBEK FROM THE NORTH. RUSSIA, 5033 ALTITUDE
Climbing the Kazbek mountain is a real challenge for everyone, even the most experienced adventurer or experienced climber. This is a test of willpower, strength, and also it is a real test by beauty of North Ossetia nature.
Kazbek is one of the 7 "five-thousand" mountains in our vast homeland. Also it is the highest point of Georgia. If you dreamed of seeing the snow-covered beauty of North Ossetia, enjoying alpine meadows, dense forest open spaces, rugged mountain rivers and pure clear lakes - climb Kazbek with Besson Travel team.
The route 2B category
Our best guides work with you for the whole duration of the tour
The route is completely autonomous
Requires good physical preparation
There is an acute sense of life after passing this route.
Climbing to Kazbek from Russia also includes visiting hot mineral springs, where the group will be able to restore strength and relax after the conquest of the majestic peak.
SCHEDULE AND PRICE OF CLIMBING KAZBEK 2019
The difficulty of the route is 2B climbing.
The program is welcomed to everyone who has already visited the mountains before, and now wants to test himself on a more serious route. Good physical training is necessary for participation.
27.07 - 04.08
AUGUST 08.08 - 16.08
SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION OF ALL PARTICIPANTS IS REQUIRED MINIMUM FOR 1 MONTH BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE TOUR BECAUSE OF THE PREPARATION A PASSING TICKET FOR THE BORDER!
TOUR PROGRAM ASCENT TO KAZBEK
Transfer to the Genaldon gorge to the village of Karmadon after arrival (meeting) in Vladikavkaz. Installation of a tent camp at an altitude of 1600 meters. Dinner. Overnight in tent camp.
Walk to the "upper thermal springs" (5-6 hours along the mountain trail with backpacks) after tents collection. Installation of a tent camp at an altitude of 2300 meters on comfortable arranged areas. In this place there are natural baths, which are filled with hot water (44.5 degrees). You can enjoy swimming. Dinner.Overnight in tent camp. Acclimatization access to the Miley glacier. We provide technical training. Descent back to the campground at 2300 meters, bathing in hot tubs, rest. Dinner. Overnight in tent camp.
Climbing to the Miley Glacier. Further approach glacier by buttress. Then we climb the route along the rock buttress. The climb is carried out with insurance in some places. The climb takes 6-7 hours. Overnight at the sites of 3500m above the Miley icefall. There is pure water and many comfortable places for tents.
Climbing on the buttress to the Kazbek mountain plateau (4200 m) under the OJD top. Installation of the final camp.
Day of rest and acclimatization. Climbing to the OJD top. Descent back to the final camp. Preparation for the ascent. Early fall asleep.
Get up at 3 AM. Early breakfast. Ascent to Kazbek summit (5033m) at 4 AM. Movement in secure ropes and crampons along the glacier. The time of ascent to the summit of Kazbek takes 4-6 hours. Descent to the final camp takes 3-4 hours. Overnight in the final camp.
A spare day in case of bad weather.
Descent from the Kazbek plateau to "3500 camp" on the buttress. The total time of descent is 5-6 hours. Rest after tent camp installation.
Descent to the "upper thermal springs" at an altitude of 2300 m. The total time of descent is 5-6 hours. Installation of a tent camp, bathing in hot natural baths, rest.
Depending on the weather conditions and the of the group situation the tour can be changed in agreement with the whole group.
The proposed route is completely autonomous, without shelters and electricity.
A pleasant thing of trekking water is that you can visit hot natural baths and mineral water, which can help you to relax and quickly recover strength after climbing.
CLIMBING KAZBEK" PRICE INCLUDES:
Transfer Vladikavkaz - Karmadon - Vladikavkaz
Rent of special group equipment
High-altitude food 3 times a day
A pass to the border zone
POSSIBLE ADDITIVES. TRAFFIC (NOT INCLUDED INTO COST):
Official Invitation letter for the Russian Tourist Visa (Visa support). 70 USD.
We email it to you immediately after we got your deposit payment and a scanned copy of your passport ID.
Flight to Vladikavkaz from your city and back
Food in Vladikavkaz (day of arrival and departure day)
Rent of personal equipment
LIST OF NECESSARY CLOTHES:
Boots for climbing
2 pairs of trekking socks
Warm mittens (tops)!
Warm thermal underwear. Top + bottom.
Warm climbing hat
Sun cap or panama
Jacket + pants (membrane/ski)
Warm Down Jacket
Mountain sunglasses (3+ level of UV protection)
Tracking(or normal) sport shoes
LIST OF NECESSARY EQUIPMENT:
Secure mountain system and ropes of self-insurance
Backpack 70+ L with a raincoat
Cup spoon and plate (lightweight)
To book a tour of the Ascent to Kazbek you need to fill in the application form in the documents of the group CLIMBING ELBRUS and send the application to the team leader in Facebook Igor Besson the attached document with a personal message. The answer is always during the working day.
Or book on the site by clicking the BOOK button and filling in the application form.
Within three days after completing the form you will get the details for booking payment.
WELCOME TO US!
You will have an unforgettable climb to the top of Europe and an active holiday accompanied by professional mountain guides. A real test of yourself for strength. Magic landscapes, views, a lot of bright impressions and incredible emotions! Memorable pictures, many new friends! Beautiful, young and bright people from your new friendly team called ... however, you have to choose the name of the team, because "how you name a ship - this way it floats."
We are waiting for you on Elbrus in search of new emotions.
YOUR DREAMS - OUR WINGS.