Mt Elbrus expedition with Dream World Adventures 2017

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Mt Elbrus expedition with Dream World Adventures 2017

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Make 2017 the year for your next mountain adventure and join us as we head to the mysterious land of the tsars, of contrasts, of vodka and shashlik kebabs, of ornate onion-domed cathedrals and flashy stretch-limousines, and most importantly, the jewel in the crown of the Caucasus range…Mt Elbrus!
This iconic, twin-peaked volcano’s Western summit rises 5 642m above sea level in the Caucasus mountain range which stretches east to west between the Black & Caspian Sea along Russian’s border with Georgia.
Being Europe’s highest peak, Mt. Elbrus is a drawcard for mountaineers the world over wishing to tick this peak off their 7-Summits bucket list and holds a strong attraction for most of us just aching for the excitement of our next mountainous pursuit and exploration of a country and culture unknown…
The glaciated slopes make for an enticing and challenging ascent that is often underestimated because volatile weather is the order of the day up there! Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak rises over 250m higher, but the severe cold of Elbrus and the protection in the form of down jackets, double boots, crampons and ice axes demands much respect – a fact our previous group can attest to, being the only team to summit that day and in conditions worthy of any epic adventurer’s nightmares! Needless to say, it was an expedition that will long be etched in our memories…


Elbrus expedition 2017
Wed 19 Jul ’17 - Departure from Johannesburg.
Thu 20 Jul ’17 - Arrival in Moscow, transfer to hotel for the night.
Fri 21 Jul ’17 - Transfer to airport for flight to Mineralnye Vody. Road transfer to the Baksan Valley in time for dinner.
Sat 22 Jul ‘17 - After breakfast, acclimatization hike along the Terskol Valley to the Maiden’s Tresses Waterfall/ Observatory (we’ve added this acclimatization hike to our itinerary).
Sun 23 Jul ’17 - After breakfast, acclimatization on Mt. Cheget (3 410m).
Mon 24 Jul ’17 - We head off to the mountain, ascending via the cableway to the Garabashi Station; and onwards up to the Blue Hut (4 080m); night at the hut.
Tue 25 Jul ’17 - Acclimatization hike up to the Pastukhov Rocks (4 700m), return and sleep at Blue Hut.
Wed 26 Jul ’17 - Summit day! Ascent of the Western (5 642m) summit of Mt. Elbrus and return to the Blue Hut.
Thu 27 Jul ’17 - Reserve day for bad weather (or return to hotel)
Fri 28 Jul ’17 - Day at leisure in the valley in the event the reserve day was not required.
Sat 29 Jul ‘17 - Flight home from Mineralnye Vody, via Moscow.
Sun 30 Jul ‘17 - Arrival Johannesburg 16h25
Variations to the proposed plan of action above, such as an extension to magical St. Petersburg, are possible, provided they can be synchronized with flight schedules and with the itinerary and framework of the remainder of the group.


R 30 990-00 excluding international airfare*
(*between R10 000 – R11 000 depending on airline and availability at the time of booking).
In the event you join us from abroad, please ask for a US$ quote for the 9-day MinVody-MinVody package.
How do you sign up?
Contact us via e-mail or phone so that we can forward you an invitation letter.


Elbrus expedition 2017 
Expeditions of this nature require months of planning and accordingly we are looking at finalizing the travel arrangements for the team by the beginning of June to allow sufficient time for you to obtain your Russian visa.
Tick this adventure of your bucket list - contact us to book your spot now!


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