Dombai & Elbrus
Elbrus (karach.-Bulk. Mingi Tau [miŋŋi taw] (inf.)) - Stratovolcano in the Caucasus, on the border of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia. Elbrus is located north of the Greater Caucasus mountain range and is the highest mountain Russia. Given that the boundary between Europe and Asia is ambiguous, often referred to as Elbrus highest European mountain peaks, ie it refers to the list of the "Seven peaks".
Gorges Adil-Su, Shkhelda, Adir-Su arrays Donguz-Orun and Ushba are very popular among climbers and mountain tourists.
Elbrus - the most popular ski resort in Russia.
The total area of 134.5 square kilometers of glaciers Elbrus; the most famous of them: Big and Small Azau, Terskol.
Elbrus - ancipitate saddle-shaped volcanic cone. Western top has a height of 5642 m, East - 5621 m. They are divided by a saddle height of 5300 m and are spaced apart by about 3000 m. The last eruption dates from the year 50 BC. e. 50 ± les