Why visit Russia?

Russia may not be high on your list of places to visit for the mountains - but it should be. It is a diverse and unique country ready for you to adventure in.

Under Soviet rule the country was pretty much closed and not accessible, but under the new regime its doors are open and the Caucasus mountain range offers the opportunity to summit one of the worlds renowned '7 summits'. This is the highest peak on each of the worlds continents. With Elbrus being 5,642m it is fifth in the list.

Elbrus, One of the World's 7 Summits

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