2015 03 10 | Mount Elbrus (5.642m) WINTER ASCENT

MOUNT ELBRUS EMERGENCY HUT

There is a small emergency hut In the saddle between the two peaks at around 5.300m. It is a small cabin without any comfort, and as it isn't insulated can the temperature drop to very low temperature. In fact so low that you will find a warning.

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MOUNT ELBRUS WINTER EXPEDITION 2015

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.

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MOUNT ELBRUS GENERAL INFO

Mount Elbrus is with its 5.642m the highest peak in Europe, and one of the Seven Summits. It's located just in Russia only a few kilometers from the border of Georgia. Though Elbrus is the highest summit in Europe, it is one of the technically easiest of the higher peaks on the continent and it is the tenth most prominent in the world.

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