MOUNT ELBRUS

COMPLETED            JULY 2005, 2010

Elbrus is the highest mountain in the European core subcontinent, southern Caucasus. It is a dormant volcano and its highly volcanic surface results in frequent electric storms – one of the bigger dangers on this mountain.
The 7summits7flights team paraglided from the summit in July 2010.

“Height has nothing to do with it; it is your strength that counts.” Lynn Hill

CONTINENT: Europe

 

COUNTRY: Russia

 

SUMMIT: Elbrus

GPS CO-ORDINATES: N43 21.17 E42 26.20

 

ALTITUDE: 5642m / 18510 feet

 

BEST TIME OF YEAR: June/ July/ August / September 

 

TIME TO CLIMB: Days - 8/10

                                   Weeks- 2

 

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FRIENDS: Jean Ramsey, Sue Wadley (2005)

Marianne Schwankhart, Kyle O'Donahue, Guy Hubard (2010)

PARAGLIDING: 1 Solo summit, 1 tandom summit (Passenger: Marianne Schwankhart)

 

TIMES COMPLETED: Twice: July 2005/ July 2010

PARAGLIDING HISTORY:

  • 1999 Sep.  -  Zebulon Roche and Claire Bernier

  • 2005 July - Pierre  Carter solo

  • 2010 July - Pierre and Marianne Tandem

  • 2018 July - Thomas Lämmle

IF YOU KNOW OF ANY OTHERS WHO HAVE FLOWN FROM THIS MOUNTAIN PLEASE CONTACT US SO WE MAY UPDATE OUR SITE, THANK YOU