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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

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Mother/Son Trip of a Lifetime

This past June, American Dawn Barberi and her 17-yr. old son Connor had an incredible shared experience, climbing Mt. Elbrus and then touring St. Petersburg & Moscow together.  Read further to hear about their experiences from Dawn, in her own

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Is the drive to Mt. Elbrus safe?

One of the first things you’ll notice, as you begin planning for your Mt. Elbrus trip, are some pretty serious travel warnings. And not just to the greater North Caucasus region, but specifically referring to the drive to Mt. Elbrus.

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