Mountain Adventures - the Caucasus

Advised Individual Equipment List


Clothes for Mt.Elbrus: from a head to legs


  • the good cap (it is possible fur)
  • the woolen cap (it is better “balaclava” with open face)

  • Good high-altitude glasses

  • ski Goggles


  • Warm shirt + thermounderwear

    the woolen sweater (or Polaire - lighter & warmer)

  • For wind:  jacket with a hood  (Goretex)

  • Down jacket with a hood


  • cotton and wool socks

  • Warm trousers

  • Surpantalon goretex

  • Gamashi arond boots

  • double climbing boots


  • pair of woolen gloves

  • Pair surmoufles from nylon or goretex

  • pair of silk gloves

  • Down gloves

In yours back pack (70 litres)

  • Sleeping bag, carrymat
  • Toilet paper

  • Matches, lighters

  • Thermos (1 litre), flask

  • Knife

  • Polyethylene packages for preservation of your things

  • Head lamp

  • Individual medicines

In your bag of trip:

  •  Change of clothes
  • Pair of trekking shoes

  • Light shoes for trip - couldbe the same as "Pair of trekking shoes"

  • Toilet package

Antystolenpackage, at a collar or in a belt

  • Passport

  • Currency 

  • Personal documents

Climbing gear:

- Iceaxe, pair of crampons, harness, ski poles, ring of a small cord (6-8mm, 2-3 meters), two carabins, an icescrew

For a ski-tour

- ski and boots for ski-touring with calltexe and ski knifes, transceiver

Tell if I fogot something  :=)