|Best months for climbing:||Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1889|
|First successful climber(s):||H. Wooley and party|
|Nearest major airport:||Moscow, Russia, Kiev, Ukraine, Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Convenient Center:||Mineral'nye Vody, Russia|
Koshtan-Tau is the high peak of the Koshtan massif, a sprawling mountain whose ridges radiate north, south, east, and west from the high summit. Seventeen 4000 meter Caucasus peaks rise from its ridges. Its namesake, Koshtan-Tau, is the massif's only five thousander and is a spectacular peak whose ascent offers excellent rock routes, ice routes, and traverses.