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Mount Elbrus

Mount Elbrus Ski Resort Guide

Mount Elbrus, Russia

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Snowboarders and Snowfall.
Total Piste Length23km
Highest Lift3,800m
Resort Height1,980m
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Mount Elbrus

The Russian ski resort of Mount Elbrus is in the Russian Caucasus at an altitude of 1,980m, with 23km of marked runs.

Summary

Mount Elbrus has direct access to 23km of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,980m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,800m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

Skiing

Mount Elbrus offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Mount Elbrus offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Mount Elbrus is 3km long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Elbrus?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm, expected on 25 October, with around 1cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Mount Elbrus Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 3 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 6 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Downhill
Total Length
23km
Cross Country
Total Length
9km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
3

Altitudes

Mount Elbrus Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,800m
Lowest Piste2,300m
Resort Altitude (Mount Elbrus)1,980m
Max Vertical1,820m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Elbrus
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Mount Elbrus?

This ski resort is in the Russian Caucasus in Zolskiy rayon, Kabardino-Balkaria.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts are able to uplift 1,100 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Mount Elbrus open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Mount Elbrus, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Mount Elbrus Tourist Office for the latest.

Mount Elbrus