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    Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017

    Basic details

    Place: Mineral water, Russia, Аэропорт и ж/д вокзал
    Duration: 10 days

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    • Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017
    • Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017
    • Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017
    • Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017
    • Ascent to Elbrus from the North: August 15-24, 2017

    What to expect

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    Program of the ascent to Elbrus from the north:

    Day 1 — August 15 Meeting the group in Mineralnye Vody — Pyatigorsk and transfer to the Northern Elbrus region to the beginning of the route. On the road 4-6 hours. Accommodation in the base tent camp on the Surkh glade at an altitude of 2550 meters.

    Day 2 — August 16 Briefing — security measures in the highlands, rules of behavior in the mountains. Acclimatization exit to Surkh (3100m.), Walk to Emanuel's stone, inspection of the Malka river canyon, Sultan waterfall, bathing in the hot mineral springs of Djil-Su. The duration of the radial outlet is 5-6 hours. Lessons on the use of equipment. Overnight in the base camp.

    Day 3 — August 17 Ascent with a part of things up to 3800 meters (the transition takes up to 6 hours). We leave things at the site of the future tent camp. Descent down to the base camp on the glade Surkh. On the way, we will see a view of vast territories covered with volcanic rocks. In the evening — lessons on the use of equipment. Overnight in the base camp on the Surkh glade.

    Day 4 — August 18 Rise to the first camp on the moraine (up to 3800 meters). Lessons on the technique of movement on snow and ice. Fitting the equipment. Development of the technique of using an ice ax. Overnight in tent camp.

    Day 5 — August 19 Acclimatization access to the Lenz rocks up to an altitude of 4800 meters. Movement on a closed glacier in bundles. The duration of ascent and descent is up to 7 hours. Overnight in tent camp at an altitude of 3800 meters.

    Day 6 — August 20 Day of rest and preparation for the ascent. Early sleep (from 17-18 hours) in the tent camp at an altitude of 3800 meters.

    Day 7 — August 21 Day of attempt to climb to the top of Elbrus. Rise at 00 hours. The climb to 1 hour (if weather permits). The choice of the summit (Western or Eastern) the day before, depending on the status of the group, the weather, the route. The decision is made by the guide. This decision is binding for all members of the group. The path to the summit under favorable conditions takes 8-12 hours. The deadline for reaching the summit is at 14 o'clock, after which the whole group is obliged to start the descent. Descent to the tent camp at 3800 m takes 4-5 hours. Overnight in the camp.

    8, 9 Days — 22, August 23 Reserve days in case of bad weather. When climbing the previous day — descent to the glade Surkh.

    Day 10 — August 24 Return to the Mineral Waters / Pyatigorsk. You can leave the next day or on this day after 18 hours.

    IMPORTANT: the ascent program is written approximately — the acclimatization exits are planned by the guide on site based on the qualitative composition of the group and the participants' well-being! Over 3500 m we avoid spending the night in tents and spending the night in shelters, but in good weather and good condition of the group, a guide may decide to make an additional overnight stay in a tent at an altitude of 4200 m.

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    TICKETS:

    The transfer takes participants from the railway station and the airport in Mineral waters on August 15 to 12:00 (tickets can be borrowed until 11:00). On the last day of the trek (August 24), the transfer brings participants either to the airport, or to the railway station in Min Water, or to Pyatigorsk in the afternoon (tickets can be taken after 18:00).

    What is included in an offer

    • use of group equipment

    • a place in the tent (only 3 mountain mountain tents are provided by the organizer and 2 local tents can be rented)

    • providing the group on the route with gas and water

    • a full 3 meals a day (except for lunch on arrival and departure days)

    • all crossings on the route

    • public first aid kit and remnabour

    • registration in the Ministry of Emergency Situations

    • group leader services

    What is NOT included in an offer

    • Train / plane tickets

    • rent of personal equipment (sleeping bag, foam), as well as equipment for climbing (ice pick, strapping, cats, trekking sticks, sleeping bag, foam, backpack)

    • rent of 2 local tents (tents for 3 places are provided by the organizers)

    • visiting cafes / canteens / restaurants

    • pocket expenses

    • accommodation in hostels / hotels before or after the route

    What should a client bring

    Equipment

    Required

    • Wristwatch
    • Matches (in waterproof packaging)
    • Packages of polyethylene or lightweight hermetic bags for clothes
    • Polyethylene bags (T-shirts) 5 pieces in stock
    • Thermos
    • Water tank (plastic bottle / hydraulic system / flask)
    • Towel (microfibre)
    • Sunglasses (mountain, degree of protection 4)
    • Tent mountain (with skirt)
    • Tableware (mug, spoon, bowl, knife)
    • Trekking sticks (telescopic)
    • Sidushka (hobby)
    • Touristic winter rug
    • Sleeping bag (t comfort -15 -10 degrees)
    • Backpack for radial outlets (up to 30 liters, light)
    • Cape on a backpack from the rain
    • Backpack tourist (from 80 l for women, from 90 l for men)

    Optional.

    • Power bank (battery charger)
    • Compression bag for three-dimensional clothes
    • Mobile phone with charging
    • Camera

    Beautician

    • Select all
    • Wet wipes
    • Hygiene Lipstick
    • Toothbrush and paste (small package)
    • Sunscreen cream (spf 70)
    • Small scissors or nail clippers
    • Small mirror
    • Small pack of shampoo
    • A small piece of soap
    • Comb
    • Toilet paper in waterproof packaging

    Personal first aid kit

    • Individual preparations
    • Nasal drops
    • Coldrex / teraflu
    • Patch
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    • 1 shirt or shirt with long sleeves
    • 1 x T-shirt for sleeping
    • 2 running T-shirts (synthetics)
    • Balaclava
    • Buff (scarf)
    • Track trekking diaphragm lungs (firm sole, fixed ankle)
    • Verkhonki (very warm mittens)
    • Gaiters / flashlights
    • For girls — a sports bra (in normal uncomfortable)
    • Raincoat tourist (non-polyethylene)
    • Sneakers / sneakers
    • Swimsuit / swimming trunks
    • Underwear (better synthetic) in reasonable quantities
    • Socks (cotton or synthetics) 2 pairs
    • Socks for trekking 2 pairs
    • Woolen socks for sleeping 1 pair
    • Winter gloves / mittens (not woolen)
    • Work gloves
    • Gloves, thin
    • Down jacket winter / ski or snowboard heat jacket
    • Warm fleece jacket
    • Thermal underwear warm (winter)
    • Fleece pants
    • A cap
    • Pants are warm (fit warm ski or snowboard)
    • Pants running (from quick-drying material, easily washable)
    • Trekking boots, membrane insulated (solid sole, fixed ankle)
    • Headgear from the sun (buff, cap, panama)
    • Membrane jacket (waterproof, windproof) / raincoat tourist to the knees
    • Membrane pants (waterproof, windproof) (if there is a raincoat, you can not take it)
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    • Document bag for documents
    • Passport of the Russian Federation
    • MHI policy
    • Tickets or route receipts
    • Money for additional expenses
    • Copy of Russian passport
    • Insurance for outdoor activities