Ascension of Mount Elbrus

The ascent of Mount Elbrus located in the Caucasus Range in Russia was in 1868 by a British climbing team reaching the lower side of the twin peaks. Mount Elbrus is an extinct volcano reaching heights of 18,510 feet (5,642 meters), whose highest peak was ascended in 1874.

Date:
      1868
Occupation:
      Mountain Climbing
Location:
      Mount Elbrus, Russia


Additional Information:

  • Mount Elbrus – Wikipedia
    Elbrus has two summits, both of which are dormant volcanic domes. The taller west summit is 5,642 metres (18,510 ft); the east summit is 5,621 metres (18,442 ft). The east summit was first ascended on 10 July 1829 (Julian calendar) by Khillar Khachirov, and the west summit in 1874 by a British expedition led by F.
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  • Climb Mount Elbrus – Alpine Ascents | Mount Elbrus Guides
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  • How to climb Mt. Elbrus – detailed climbing guide – Stingy …
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  • Mount Elbrus Rapid Ascent™ – Alpenglow
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