We invite all courageous spirit to climb the highest peak of the Caucasus - Elbrus. Elbrus - the highest point of Russia (5642 m). This legendary mountain is the dream of every avid fan of the mountains and the traveler. Elbrus has two parts. Starting our journey in the Elbrus region, where we will pass necessary for the successful ascent of a high mountain acclimatization. In our plans - trekking in the lake area and the passage Syltrankёl pass Syltran. Participants will be required climbing training in mountaineering training. After acclimatization hike we climb the Elbrus.
Elbrus from south can be called the most comfortable ascent of all the options. Here houses and containers at altitudes from 3700 to 4100 and the opportunity to ride on the snowcat to a height of 5100 to climb the night.
Team members can arrive in the Mineralnye Vody (MRV) at any time, even early in the morning, even late at night. The group and the instructor will be waiting for you at the hostel. From the airport to the hostel in Pyatigorsk, it's best to take a taxi. If you have time, we can stroll around the city and see the sights. In the evening, the instructor distributes products for the first part of the campaign for the Elbrus region, repackages equipment. Dating evening. Unnecessary things can be left at the hostel.
Early morning breakfast. Then we go to the village of Upper Baksan, which is located in the Baksan Gorge. Transfer takes about 3 hours. On the day we need to go a little more, it would have to spend the night close to the pass Syltran.
Today, we are waiting for a good, full-bodied, hard day. We need to rise to a height of 2000 m to 3500 m, ie 1500 meters climb. And spend the night at an altitude of 3200 m. At the mountain lake Syltrankel. This will allow us to acclimatise well to the altitude and physical strain.
After a hard day yesterday, today, we will only go down. However, we need to go down about 2000m. We arrive in the village of Upper Baksan, where we have been and are moving to Terskol. Selimsya the campsite, we take a shower, charge your phone and camera. In a word - a rest. Preparing for the ascent.
In the morning we take in all the missing equipment rental - cats, crampons, plastic boots, whom they need to hire you can take it anywhere, even pants, jackets and even backpacks. Buy more products on the ascent itself and distributed to participants. By noon podedem the clearing Azau and take the cable car to an altitude of 3700 settled in a house, where we will spend the night. If you have time, try to walk at least 11 minute before the shelter at an altitude of 4100 m for better acclimatization. It is believed that it is always better to spend the night at an altitude of less than reached during the day.
The importance of this day can not be overestimated. We get up before dawn, about 5 minute in the morning, getting used to get up early. A little breakfast, we fill a thermos of hot tea with sugar, take a snack, and a first aid kit and go out for the day for acclimatization. We need to reach a height of 5100 m. To induce her for some time, learn samozaderzhaniyu on a slope with an ice ax, walking in tandem and will go down to the place of our home.
For today it is important to relax as much as possible and go to bed early, at 4-5 pm. It is important as much as possible to regain strength before climbing.
We get up at 2-3 am. Light snack, we are reserved thermoses with hot tea. Dress cats, lanterns, plastic shoes, equipping to the full. Rathrak we deliver to a height of 5100 m, where we have already heard in the acclimatization day. We can climb about 700 m. The first passes oblique shelf, find ourselves at the pass 5300. Then last push and we are on top. Rejoice, take pictures and went down. By evening, we celebrate a successful ascent.
Reserve day in case of bad weather. If the day is not useful, we can go down where we are waiting for mass entertainment: sauna, Chegem, observatory, seltzer, local mountain cuisine.
Today, we can only go down by cable car in Terskol, pick up things from the camping and go to Pyatigorsk in the hostel. In the evening we walk around the city and celebrate.
Our program is finished, scatter to their homes.