CLIMB Europe's highest mountain, Mt. Elbrus (18,481') : LUSENET : Climbing in San Francisco : One Thread

Hello, My name is Nikolai Savine. I live in Moscow (Russia) and work as a mountain guide. I organize climbing Mt. Elbrus by myself for international groups, with a tourcompany "Travel Russia" and for an American Company "Mountain Travel" since 1990 and we can make climb Mt. Elbrus with you. I'd like to find climbers, guides, adventure companies or mountain clubs which like to work and climb Elbrus with me. RUSSIA: CLIMB MT. ELBRUS. Europe's highest mountain, Mt. Elbrus (18,481' / 5642m) is located in the heart of the Caucasus Mountains in Russia. It is one of the famous "Seven Summits".....the highest peaks on each of the seven continents. Little know outside of eastern Europe, the peaks, glaciers and valleys of the Caucasus are beautiful as the Swiss Alps. CLIMBING LEVEL - Advanced Beginner. ...We will take a cable car to a mountain lodge, and then climb Mount Elbrus at 18,510 feet (5,642-m). Though gently angled, the ascent is a long trek up a snow field requiring fitness, perseverance and the use of crampons and an ice ax (or ski poles). You can see photos and some information about Mt Elbrus on sites of my partners and Those companies have their own groups and prices. Best time to climb Mt.Elbrus is July, August and September (normal program around 12 days).

For individuals (private climbers) I plan to collect groups for 3 trips. 1) July, 3 - Arrive in Moscow. July, 15 - Fly home 2) August, 2 - Arrive in Moscow August, 13 - Fly home 3) August, 30 - Arrive in Moscow September, 12 - Fly home

Thanks for your patience to read this email. Nikolai ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nikolai Savine Alptour Moscow Russia tel. (095) 487-5713

-- Nikolai Savine (, February 09, 2001



Mt Elbrus is not the highest mountain in Europe. Try the Italian-French frontier. Making false claims only make potiential customers like me doubt the services you offe

-- Jon Oatham (, September 30, 2001.

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