The following itinerary is a working guide only and might be a subject to change due to local conditions, weather and governmental restrictions
Arrive in Mineralnye Vody. Transfer to Baksan Valley in Elbrus area. Hotel at 2100m.
Acclimatisation walk to the Cheget shoulder, 3100m. Magnificent viewpoints over Elbrus. Return to hotel.
Drive to Azau Cable Ways station. Lift up to 3800m. Acclimatisation walk up to 4200-4400m. Night in a mountain hut at 3800-3900m.
Acclimatisation walk to Pastukhova Rocks, up to ca. 4800m. Return to the hut.
Attempt on Elbrus.
Spare day to attempt on Elbrus*.
Descend by cable ways and drive back to the hotel in Baksan Valley. Hotel.
Drive to Mineralnye Vody airport for the flight home.