Tag: elbrus

19 November 2021
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Best time to climb Elbrus

Whenever you’re tackling a high altitude trek, the weather is one of the biggest challenges you face. It’s not like a trek at home, where you need to plan for unscheduled rain showers or fog. Extreme conditions on these peaks can mean missed summit attempts, inpassable routes or even dangerous situations. The best way to limit this risk is to climb at the right time of year. If you’re wondering about the best time to climb Elbrus, read on for more info…

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Is Elbrus harder than Kilimanjaro?

Both are one of the Seven Summits – the highest peaks in all seven continents. But how to Mount Elbrus and Kilimanjaro compare? Are they both pretty similar? Or is Elbrus harder than Kilimanjaro? If you’re thinking of climbing the highest peak in Europe or Africa, here’s a blog post with all the info you need.

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Can you climb Mount Elbrus without a guide?

Standing at a height of 5,642m, Mount Elbrus is a formidible challenge. The tallest peak in Europe, Elbrus is a beast of a mountain, and the wildly erratic weather conditions, snow and ice make it a tricky enough summit at the best of times. If you’re wondering whether or not you can climb Mount Elbrus without a guide, here’s the information you need…

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How many days to climb Elbrus

The highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus is an incredible mountain. Standing at a height of 5,642m, Elbrus is one of the Seven Summits and is a gorgeous climb. If you’re thinking of taking on the challenge, but are wondering how many days to climb Elbrus, here’s a post that will answer all of your questions…

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Where do you fly into for Elbrus?

The highest peak in Europe, Mount Elbrus makes for an epic expedition. Located in Russia’s stunning Caucasus mountain range, the setting in unbelievable. This range separates the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, and stretches out for almost 1,000km. As you might imagine, it’s a remote location to reach. If you’re wondering “Where do you fly into for Elbrus?” this post has the answers…

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Is Elbrus harder than Kilimanjaro?

Both mountains are impressive. In fact, both mountains are one of the Seven Summits, the highest mountains in each of the continents. But if you’ve climbed Kilimanjaro, and have your sights set on the highest peak in Europe, you may have some questions. Likely, you’re wondering “Is Elbrus harder than Kilimanjaro?” If you’re planning a similar climb, here’s a post that might help…

Earth's Edge Elbrus Guided Expedition

How to climb Elbrus

Fancy an epic adventure? Mount Elbrus is just the ticket! One of the Seven Summits, Elbrus is the highest peak in Europe. Standing at 5,642m, the views from the summit are out of this world. If this sounds like it’s right up your alley, you may be wondering how to climb Elbrus. This blog post has all the information you need…

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How to train for Elbrus

If you’re planning a trek to the top of Mount Elbrus, you’re probably wondering how on earth to train for it. After all, this is a tough old expedition. Standing at 5,642m, Elbrus is the highest peak in Europe. It’s also one of the Seven Summits, so stand at the top and you’ll be able to tick one mountain off the list! If you have the expedition in your sights, but are wondering how to train for Elbrus, let us fill you in…

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What summit day is like on Elbrus

One of the Seven Summits, Mount Elbrus is Europe’s highest peak. There are two main paths to the summit – the Northside and the Southside. The Southside of the mountain is a bit like a ski resort. Climbers use cable cars, car lifts and piste machines to reach 4,700m and then walk the last 942 metres to reach the summit. At Earth’s Edge though, that’s not our style. We climb via the Northside, for that proper mountain climbing experience. And it definitely makes for a tougher challenge. If you’re wondering what summit day is like on Elbrus, read on…

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