7 km (4 miles), 700-meters (2,296 ft.) climb, 500-meters (1,640 ft.) descent,trekking with lightweight backpacks
We will reach the Khotyutau Pass (3,546 m (11,634 ft.)) after trekking along the trail, screes, and snow patches. It is located in the cofferdam of the same name, connecting Elbrus and the Greater Caucasus Ridge. From there, you can see Elbrus from an unusual angle.Then, we will get to the cable car station on Elbrus along the wide ice plateau of the Khotyutau Pass and the wastelands from the frozen lava. Then, we will descend to the Azau Glade by a cable car.We'll spend the night in the Azau Star hotel 4*.