Mt.Elbrus ascent is usually considered as a good start for the first steps
altitude climbing. The attempt would give a quite correct feeling on one's
abilities for a conceived of climbing something higher 7,000 m.
Inspect the http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Trails/2206/elbrus.html and
find out on the mountain to start with. Do you believe that most of
newcomers in climbing can make the mt.Elbrus to the top just because of
personality and experience
of the mountain guide?
With respect to all,