Climbing Kazbek and Kilimanjaro: Comparing two 5,000 meter peaks
In our experience, many trekkers & climbers with any international experience have likely summited Africa’s Mt. Kilimanjaro, based on its relative accessibility and the mountain’s reputation for being the “easiest” of the Seven Summits. Following a successful summit of Kilimanjaro, most climbers will turn their attention to more technical peaks to gain more high-altitude experience & skills. Enter Mt. Kazbek. Despite Kazbek being several hundred meters lower than Kilimanjaro, there are a lot of reasons why this “Pearl of the
Is Mt. Elbrus a Technical Climb?
Mount Elbrus, the crown jewel of the Caucasus Mountain Range, is the highest peak in Europe, making it one of the coveted 7 summits. It is often the second of the Seven Summits attempted by climbers (Mt. Kilamanjaro in Africa
Is The North Caucasus Safe?
With all the different events going on in the world today, an obvious thing to consider before you travel is the safety of the country you will be in. HOW SAFE IS THE RUSSIAN CAUCASUS RIGHT NOW? From our years
7 Things You Should Know Before Climbing Mt. Elbrus
“Trusted tips from an experienced mountain guide” So, you have heard the call of the mountains and want to climb Mount Elbrus? The allure of this mountain, standing at 5642 meters (18,510 feet), draws thousands every year, seeking to ascend
Climbing Elbrus in Style: LEAPRus Barrel Huts at 3,912 meters
You’re well on your way to conquering the 7 summits. You’ve already climbed Kilimanjaro in Africa. Maybe you’ve summited Aconcagua in South America and Denali in Alaska too. Regardless of what order you do them in, the road to the
Your Travel Guide To The North Caucasus Mountains of Russia
So, if you are reading this article right now, you probably found it on Google by searching something like “Travel North Caucasus” or “Tourism North Caucasus”. So, you at least know something about the region, and were actively seeking information
Russia Travel Tips
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