Mount Kazbek – highest mountains in Europe

Mount Kazbek is a dormant volcano mountain, which at at 5.033 meters (16.400 feet) has one of the highest peaks in the Caucasus and in Europe.

It is located in Georgia and North Ossetia.

Shkhara is also one of the highest mountains (5.200 meters – 17.000 feet) – click on photo to view gallery

view to Shkhara mountains Georgia North Caucasus mountains

Bezengi valley/ glacier, Kabardino-Balkaria

Bezengi area represents the highest region of the Caucasus.

Outside Elbrus mountain (which is the single highest peak at 5,642 meters – 18,510 feet), Bezengi has six of the highest mountains with heights raging from 4.300 meters (14.000 feet) to 5.300 meters (17.300 feet).

Bezengi 6 highest peaks of Caucasus mountains (CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE)

Bezengi 6 of the highest peaks in the Caucasus mountains

Bezengi Cherek (Khulam Cherek) rises from the 13-kilometre Bezengi glacier.

Bezengi region is found in the Cherekskiy district of Kabardino-Balkaria state in North Caucasus.

The following pictures are from Bezengi valley