ELBRUS WINTER EXPEDITION 2015
First Danish Winter Ascent
Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe
One of the “Seven summits”
Elevation: 5.642 m
Start February 28
End March 10
In the remote wilderness of Caucasus lies Elbrus, the highest mountain in Europe. It has two summits and reaches 5.642 meters from sea level. Elbrus is one of the seven summits as it is considered as the highest mountain in Europe.
During summer is Elbrus considered as an easy mountain without technical difficulties, where as everything changes during winter. The mountain turns into a brutal, bitter cold peak, where temperatures easily drops below minus 40 degrees Celsius.