Elbrus expeditions. Trekking and ski-touring in the Mount Elbrus area. Caucasus Mountains, Russia. Mt Elbrus climb. gb@geographicbureau.com phone: +7 812 230-45-76 Postal address: 197110, P.O. Box 162, St Petersburg, Russia

Diesel Hut

Situated at about 4100m on southern slopes of Elbrus, in few meters below the ruins of the refugee "Priut 11"; distance to the nearest ski lift - 1,5 walking hours; Seven 6 place rooms plus a room for 12 people, plank beds with mattress and pillows. Kitchen with two gas stoves (with three hobs each). Using of the gas is included in the accommodation cost. There are neither shower nor tap water Water in July-August from the glacier ctream higher of the burned refugee. Rest of time – snow only. No food or water is provided at the hut. All the visitors have to cook their own food and take care about water. There’s no electricity in the hut. In summer time quite often there is light for couple of hours in the evening from petrol generator. 

Elbrus on map