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"Garabashi" huts

Price level $
Number of floors - 1;
Number of places - 80;
Situated at the upper station of the Elbrus ski lifts' system at 3800m from sea level; distance to the nearest ski lift (km) - 0,08;
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.

Diesel Hut

Price level $

Number of floors - 2;
Amount of places - 50;
Situated at about 4100m on southern slopes of Elbrus, in few meters below the ruins of the refugee "Priut 11"; distance to the nearest ski lift - 1/1,5 walking hours;

4-6 place rooms plus a room for 12 people, plank beds with mattress and pillows.

Kitchen with two gas stoves (with three hobs each). Using of the gas is included in the accommodation cost. Water in July-August from the glacier ctream higher of the burned refugee. Rest of time – snow only. No food or water is provided at the hut. All the visitors have to cook their own food and take care about water.

There’s no electricity in the hut. In summer time quite often there is light for couple of hours in the evening from petrol generator.

Shuvalova Hut

Price level $

Number of floors - 1;
Amount of places - 20;
Situated at about 4120m on southern slopes of Elbrus; distance to the nearest ski lift - 1/1,5 walking hours;

6-8 place rooms, plank beds with mattress and pillows.

Kitchen with two gas stoves. Accommodation cost includes using of the kitchen. There is running stream from glacier just in few meters from the hut. The water is available generally in July and August. Rest of period climbers melt snow. No food or water is provided at the hut. All the visitors have to cook their own food and take care about water.

There’s no electricity in the hut.

 
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Blue Hut

Price level $

Number of floors - 1;
Amount of places - 20;
Situated at about 4120m on southern slopes of Elbrus, in few meters from the Shuvalova hut.

4-8 place rooms, plank beds with mattress and pillows.

Kitchen with gas stoves. Accommodation cost includes using of the kitchen. There is running stream from glacier just in few meters from the hut. The water is available generally in July and August. Rest of period - snow. No food or water is provided at the hut. There’s no electricity in the refugee. In summer time there is light for couple of hours in the evening from petrol generator.