Entries by Evgeniy Biletskiy

Journey around Mount Elbrus

So it turned that my very first trip to the high mountains was a trip to the Caucasus, Elbrus.At that time we had a goal to ascend to the top of it, and we have successfully completed it. I carried a small DSLR camera and a tripod, and for a good reason humbly carrying this […]

Journey to Mount Kazbek, Georgia

The best time for climbing Caucasus Mountains is August. The weather is warm at this time, there is no everyday rains or any significant temperature fluctuations. So in August we decided to climb of Mount Kazbek, which is located on the Main Caucasian Ridge from Georgia. Kazbek is an extinct volcano of Caucasus, with five […]

Elbrus in morning time

Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano located in the western Caucasus mountain range, in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, the Russian Federation, near the border with Georgia. Mt. Elbrus’s peak is the highest in the Caucasus, in Russia. Elbrus has two summits both of which are dominant volcanic domes. Mt. Elbrus (west summit) stands at 5,642m (18,510ft) the […]

Mount Hoverla in winter

Mount Hoverla in is located in the Eastern Beskides, in the Chornohora region, Ukraine. The slopes are covered with beech and spruce forests, above which there is a belt of sub-alpine meadows called polonyna in Ukrainian. At the eastern slope there is the main spring of the Prut River. Beautiful place at any time of […]

Matterhorn of the Caucasus – Ushba

Ushba is one of the most notable peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. It is located in the Svaneti region of Georgia, just south of the border with the Kabardino-Balkaria region of Russia. Although it does not rank in the 10 highest peaks of the range, Ushba is known as the “Matterhornof the Caucasus” for its […]

Journey to Mount Elbrus

 It was my first trip to the Caucasus and to such high mountains also. For me has always been native the mountains of the Crimea, which so impressive for its beauty, but difficult to compare with the Caucasus – they are much bigger and greater. I’m with the group was planned climbing Elbrus by common […]