Check-in at the Sportivnaya Hotel in the city of Kislovodsk. Accommodation in 2-3-bed rooms. Acquaintance with the instructor, receiving group equipment and all sorts of delicacies. Evening walk in Kislovodsk.
Transfer to the North Elbrus region, Gily-Su valley. Go to the clearing of Emmanuel. Setting up a base camp at an altitude of 2500 m. Visiting the stone of Emmanuel. Walk to the "Silver Source". Water treatments. We enjoy the mineral waters and the beauty of the surrounding mountains. We cook dinner on our own in a tourist primus. Briefing on the rules of conduct in the mountains. Lunch (snack).
Breakfast. We begin acclimatization. Exit to the city of Surkh (3100 m.). Visit the canyon of the Malka River. Acquaintance with the nature of the Northern Elbrus region: the Sultan waterfall and the famous Kalinov bridge on which the warriors defended the Russian land from the Serpent Gorynych. Lunch is a snack. Dinner at the base camp in the clearing of Emmanuel.
Acclimatization day. Breakfast. Throwing equipment into the assault camp to an altitude of 3700 m. Lunch (snack). Inspection of exotic landscapes of volcanic origin. Glade with stone "mushrooms" and sculptures created by nature as a result of geological processes. Descent to the base camp. Dinner.
We leave the base camp and climb to the starting point to the top - base camp No. 2 at around 3,700 meters above sea level. Lunch (snack). We set up the tents of the base camp. We carry out the adjustment of equipment. Ice classes. Cats, ice axes, ice drills. Ligaments. Technique of movement on ice and snow. Practicing self-restraint techniques, etc. Dinner is prepared on duty by gas dummies.
Breakfast .. Acclimatization exit to the rocks of Lenz (4800 m). Exit to the closed glacier. Work in bundles. We practice self-retention techniques on open ice. The duration of the rise is 4-5 hours. Lunch (snack). Descent to the assault camp. Recreation. Dinner.
Early rise. We leave dark at 3 o’clock in the morning. We make an attempt to climb the Eastern Peak (5621 m). The path to the top of Elbrus under favorable conditions takes 8-10 hours. Lunch (snack). The deadline for reaching the summit is 14 hours, after which the whole group is obliged to start the descent. For any result, we return in a good mood. Recreation. Dinner. Celebrating the victory, or maybe making plans for the future ...
A spare day in case of unforeseen circumstances, bad weather, etc.
Breakfast. We get down to the clearing of Emmanuel. Lunch (snack). Dinner. Overnight at the base camp.
Departure. The bathhouse. Kislovodsk.