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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 Length14 miles
Highest Lift12,467ft
Resort Height6,496ft
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Mount Elbrus

The Russian ski resort of Mount Elbrus is in the Russian Caucasus at an altitude of 6,496ft, with 14 miles of marked runs.


Mount Elbrus has direct access to 14 miles of downhill skiing, with 6 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 6,496ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 12,467ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


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


Mount Elbrus offers some good boarding.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Mount Elbrus is 2 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Mount Elbrus?

The next notable snow forecast is 1in, expected on 7 February, with around 2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Mount Elbrus

Ski Area Stats

Mount Elbrus Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Total Length
14 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Mount Elbrus Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift12,467ft
Lowest Trail7,546ft
Resort Altitude (Mount Elbrus)6,496ft
Max Vertical5,971ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Mount Elbrus
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Mount Elbrus?

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


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How to get there


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.

Mount Elbrus