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Location: 61.6064, 93.8672 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Artem Lebedev on May 20, 2008  with updates from Vitaly Anisimov
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All sort of climbing resources: from small crags to enormous mountain areas and from warm fun sport routs to very involved expeditions.
Climbing, mountaineering and technical backpacking are very popular and received extensive governmental support during Soviet period. Therefore, climbing regulations are pretty strict and explicit. An independent route classification has been developed for alpine climbs, and most of the routes are rated according to this classification. For shorter or newer routes usually French system is used.

Getting There 

All major airlines to Moscow (capital), Saint-Petersburg (second largest city), Novosibirsk (major city in Siberia). Then local airlines, railroad, buses, taxi.

Climbing Season

For the Europe area.

Weather station 95.7 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Russia
Rock Climbing Photo: The North Face

Elbrus North Route Mod. Snow  Europe : Russia : ... : Elbrus
Mount Elbrus is typically climbed from its south side route where a significant amount climber support is available. The North Route is typically done by climbers looking for a more challenging climb with harsher conditions and an almost 2000m (6500’) summit push. Note even though this is a more challenging route than the South Side Route, many climbers on this route are still “7 Summiters” and are particularity unprepared and unfit for this climb. This route has the reputation of being n...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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