CLIMBING KAZBEK FROM THE SOUTH. georgIA, 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 Georgia, enjoying alpine meadows, dense forest open spaces, rugged mountain rivers - climb Kazbek with Besson 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.
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.
AUGUST 03.08 - 10.08
SEPTEMBER 13.09 - 20.09
TOUR PROGRAM ASCENT TO KAZBEK (from georgia)
Group meeting at the airport of Mineralnye Vody in the day of the tour beginning at 12 PM near the fountain. Transfer to Stepantsminda, Georgia. The first night will be in the guesthouse.
Transfer to Gergeti trinity church. And walk to the first base camp. Installation of a tent camp at an altitude of 3000 meters on comfortable areas. Dinner.Overnight in tent camp.
Walk to the second base camp. Installation of a tent camp at an altitude of 3750 meters on comfortable areas. Dinner.Overnight in tent camp.
Acclimatization route to the Kazbek mountain plateau (4200 m). Acquaintance with the terrain, training with an instructor on ice and snow preparation. Self-detainment at a steep slope and proper walking in mountaineering crampons with an ice axe on a glacier. Early fall asleep. Night in the tent camp.
Get up at 3 AM. Early breakfast. Climb to Kazbek summit (5033m). 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 2-3 hours. Overnight in the second base camp.
After breakfast we walk to Gergeti trinity church. Transfer to Stepantsminda. Night in the guesthouse.
A spare day in case of bad weather.
Transfer to Mineralnye vody.
The proposed route is completely autonomous, without shelters and electricity.
CLIMBING KAZBEK" PRICE INCLUDES:
Transfer Mineralnye vody - Stepantsminda - Mineralnye vody
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 Mineralnye vody from your city and back
Food in cafe and restaurant (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.