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Caucasus Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 18,500'
Location: 43.2612, 42.6819 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Enormous mountain area. Ice, snow, rock (mostly granite).

Getting There 

All major airlines to Moscow. Then local airlines to Mineralnye Vody. Trains to Mineralnye Vody, Nalchik, Cherkessk.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 32.4 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Scheme of the Djangi Massif

Djangi-tau (16568 ft). E summit through E buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b M2- PG13  Asia : Russia : ... : Djangi-kosh
Rated "4b" in Russian classification. There are two possible ways from moraine campground to Bezengi glacier and rock base of NE ridge of Djangi: 1) Descent from the campground to the right from the icefall step of the Bezengi glacier, 60-150 ft. to the left of the NE ridge of Djangi. (Caution: there is icefall on the rocks). This route is rarely done. 2) Descent from the campground to the left of the icefall step of the Bezengi glacier, directly through the glacier center up toward the Dyh...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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