Mt Elbrus, June 2009


The Garabashi ("Barrels") accomadation Panorama


Number of floors - 1;

Number of places - 80;

Situated at the upper station of the Elbrus ski lifts' system at 3800m from sea level;

Infrastructure - 11 cabins of cylinder form (in Russian so-called "Bochki" - Barrels) with 6 beds (with mattress and pillows) each, and two additional cabins for staying, electric heating at the cabins.


A kitchen for cooking with a gas stove on liquid gas. Using of the gas is included in the accommodation cost. There is water in summer (July-August) in the glacier stream near the huts. Rest of time – melting snow only. No food or water is provided at the huts. All the visitors have to cook their own food and take care about water.

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Taken on July 12, 2009