Mountain climbers not only get cool emotions but also a chance to take wonderful photos. These ones were taken by a climber whose name is Mikhail Golubev. On the images are the mountains of Kabardino-Balkaria, Ossetia, Karachai-Cherkessia.
The men are climbing Elbrus from the south. The height is 5000 m (3.10 miles), the temperature -25C (-13F).
This is Elbrus seen from the height of Tyrmenbashi mountain (3500m or 2.2 miles).
This is a lonely house somewhere in Kabardino-Balkaria.
The height – 3500m or 2.2 miles, Kabardino-Balkaria.
Passing the night at the height of 3000 m (1.86 miles), 25C (77F). Elbrus (5642m or 3505 miles) is still the only one lit by the sun on the photo.
This is the valley of the Tyrmenlykol river.
The camp stands not far from Pshish mountain (3790m or 2.35 miles).
It’s the valley of the Zrug river.
Below is the valley of the Urukh river – the westernmost valley of Ossetia.
It’s the valley of the Tanadon river in North Ossetia.
The photo was taken in Kabardino-Balkaria.
These are the moutain in the east of Kabardino-Balkaria.
How does it feel to stand at the edge of Fytnargin glacier?
This is North Ossetia and one of the largest glaciers of the Caucasus – Midagrabin.
It’s the landscape att the top of the plateau Kestanty in northeast Elbrus.
The man is standing on top of Tbaukhokh mountain (3007 m or 1.87 miles), North Ossetia.
We are viewing Elbrus from the height of 4300 m (2.7 miles).
It’s in the upper reaches of the Kuban river.
The height is 3200 m (2 miles), North Ossetia.
The height is about 5 km (3 miles).
It’s Elbrus there.
The picture was taken from Elbrus.
The photo was taken at the border of Kabardino-Balkaria and North Ossetia, the height is 3400 m (2.10 miles).
The view from the north of Elbrus.
It’s the top of Eastern Elbrus (5621m or 3.5 miles).
It’s the view from Tyuyubashi mountain.
It’s Midagrabin mountain of North Ossetia (4100 m or 2,54 miles).
It’s Zaramag glacier in North Ossetia.
The sun sets in the mountains of Karachaevo-Cherkessia.
These are the mountains of Karachaevo-Cherkessia.
A camp stands at the mountains of the Western Caucasus.
These are the mountains of North Ossetia.
The pure lake is in Karachaevo-Cherkessia.
We’re viewing one top from another one in North Ossetia.
Sunsets at Elbrus look this way.
This is a glacier in Kabardino-Balkaria.
The picture was taken in North Ossetia.
This is Elbrus again, in the rays of the sun.
You see the sunrise from the northern slope of Elbrus – 5000 m (3.1 miles)
This lake near Elbrus does not exist anymore. The picture was taken in August, 2002.
We are viewing Elrus from the north.
Viewing the mountains from the slope of Elbrus.
“Ice mushroom” was founf in Kabardino-Balkaria.
We are staring at Elbrus from the side of Cheget mountain.
Do you see people there?
This is Donguz-Orun mountain (4454 m or 2.76 miles) looking out before the sunset from beneath the clouds.
We are looking at Elbrus from the Cheget mountain.
Are you fascinated by the mountains?