Elbrus, Mount

Elbrus, Mount

(ĕlbro͝os`, ālbro͞os`), highest mountain of the Caucasus, SE European Russia, in Georgia, formed by two extinct volcanic cones, respectively 18,481 ft (5,633 m) and 18,356 ft (5,595 m) high. Its glaciers give rise to several rivers, notably the Kuban. The snow line is at c.11,000 ft (3,350 m).
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Four enthusiasts, members of the Macedonian mountaineering club Annapurna--Ivica Mitrovik, Igor Markovski, Zdravko Dejanovic and Marina Stojmirova--climbed Mount Elbrus, Mount Ararat and Mount Kazbek--all three higher than 5,000 meters - in just eight days.
He previously climbed to the summits of Mount Elbrus, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount McKinley, and Mount Aconcagua.
They had already conquered Mount Elbrus, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Aconcagua, Mount McKinley, Mount Vinson and Mount Kosciuszko.
In May 2002, Swarner stood high atop Mount Everest, and has since climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Elbrus, Mount Aconcagua, Mount Kosciusko, Mount Vinson and now, Denali.