by Geir Mjosund 20/11/2014
In the Caucasus, which is a mixture of the Himalayas and the Alps thrones Mount Elbrus 5642m (18,510 ft) as Europes clearly highest mountain.
The Seven Summits are an epic mountaineering adventure of challenge, perseverance, and excitement. Climbing them typically takes several years to complete and is a feat that relatively few have attempted and even fewer succeeded – only several hundred to date. The 7 Summits are a lofty but obtainable goal and the ultimate dream of many mountaineers. Scaling the highest points on each continent is more than accomplishing a checklist of mountains; the Seven Summits is the adventure of a lifetime!