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Dykh Tau- in the Caucasus of Russia - the second highest mountain in Europe

Dykh Tau ( 5205m, 17,077ft ) - in the Caucasus of Russia
 - the second highest mountain in Europe and one of the "Seven Second Summits"
( the second highest mountains of the seven continents )

There is no easy ascent route.
 Dykh Tau is notorious for its technical difficulty and frequent avalanches.


( Note: An ascent of the  " Seven Second Summits " is considered more difficult
than an ascent of the " Seven Summits " - the highest 
mountains of the seven continents.

 

Dykh Tau- in the Caucasus of Russia - the second highest mountain in Europe

Dykh Tau ( 5205m, 17,077ft ) - in the Caucasus of Russia

Location Map for Dykh Tau in Russia

Location Map for Dykh Tau

Dykh Tau is in Russia
 about 5km ( 3 miles ) north of the border with Georgia.

 

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