View on Elbrus, Karachay–Cherkessia

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 […]

Kazbek, Caucasus

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 at morning time, Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkaria

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 […]

Chornohora region

View from peak of Petros to Hoverla and Chornohora region.

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 […]