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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 being the first) and considered one of the “easiest”. A quick glance at any picture

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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 of experience, we have found that it is highly unlikely that you will be put

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Russia Travel Tips

What do I need to know? APPLY FOR YOUR VISA Every visitor to Russia needs a visa. The visa application process takes time and money, but is worth it in the end! We highly recommend going through a trusted processing company who will make sure that your application is filled out correctly and everything is

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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 words: Q: So what’s the story behind you and Connor deciding to climb Europe’s highest

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Climbing Elbrus and Kilimanjaro: How the First 2 of the Seven Summits compare

***Article written by Kevin Abernethy from the USA, avid mountain climber and adventurer Any climbers pursuing the goal of climbing the Seven Summits will find themselves traveling to regions of the world they may have never previously heard of, let alone thought about traveling to.  Although there is no mandated order in which the Seven

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ALL in-person and virtual tours to Russia and Mt. Elbrus have been indefinitely suspended as of February 2022.

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