The Elbrus Race extream and Classic routes presentation.
The Elbrus Race path follows the classical Elbrus climbing route: Azau clearing – Bochki – Pastukhov’s Rocks – Sedlo – Western Elbrus.
Dark blue line — Elbrus Race Extream Class full route
Part 1starts from abour 2400 m near new cable car station — finish near refuge Barrels on ~3708 m.
Terrain at september easy to walk caterpilar made routes + a bit of grass + morene + a bit snow sometimes
Part 2 starts from refuge Barrels (3708m) till the West Top of Elbrus 5642 m)
Terrain at september — easy to walk snow + ice destroied with sun .
The whole length of the route is around 12200 meters
Vertical drop of the route 3240 m
goes from refuge Barrels (3750m) till the West Top of Elbrus 5642 m)
Start point is on small flat snow square just behind the hangar.
Terrain at september — easy to walk snow + ice destoried with sun.
Length of the route 7360 meter
Vertical drop of the route 1934 m
Qualification route goes from refuge Barrels (3708m) till the Pastuhkov Rock top ~4800 m)
Start point is on small square between 2 row of Barrales.
Terrain at September — snow + ice destoried with sun — safe to walk as the ice surface keep strong grip if one would fell down
Length of the route ~3980 meter
Vertical drop of the route ~1090 m