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Kilimanjaro climbed by our team!

08/11/2008 17:10

November, 7. We got a massage from Horombo. Seven Summits Club guide Maxim Bogatirev wrote: Today a group of the 7Summits-Club has climbed the highest point of Africa. It took 7 hours and it was very cold but all members now feel well. Today these persons stood on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro: Patric ...

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Contemplating a new route to the top of Carstensz Pyramid

03/11/2008 16:12

5 days ago the expedition of “7 Summits Club” under the leadership of Sergey Kofanov (“Seven Summits Club guide, twice Everest Summiter) arrived in Nabire (Papua New Guinew, Indonesia). They are planning to climb one of the most difficult to reach summits – Carstenzs Pyramid ...

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Today Sergey Kofanov (7 Summits Club guide) is leaving for Papua to get everything ready for the upcoming Carstensz Pyramid expedition.

22/10/2008 17:31

In a week the new 7 Summits Club expedition is coming to Papua to climb Carstensz Pyramid. Sergey Kofanov - expedition guide - leaves earlier to buy a helicopter for the group to fly directly to Carstensz Base Camp. Several days earlier Alex Abramov had a meeting with Sergey Kofanov in 7 Summits ...

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World-round automobile tour is on!!!

01/09/2008 18:10

7 Summits Club and "Taras Bulba" chain restaurants are launching the first stage of Round the world tour on 2 jeeps. The forst stage is over 12 000 km from Moscow to Vladivostok and on from there to Kamchatka across the sea. Part of this project is climbing Kluchevskaya Sopka and Koryakinskiy volcano

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Video: 26 July Russian helicopter MI-8 crushed on Elbrus West Rige. Alex Abramov was inside...

20/08/2008 12:14

26 July Russian helicopter MI-8 crushed on Elbrus West Rige. Alex Abramov was inside. It is second accident from 1991 year. In 1991 8 people were killed. But this time everybody is alive. The team of 9 climbers flew to west part of Elbrus massif - Kukurtlu summit 4700m. It is 1000m vertical wall ...

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Base Jumping from Seven Summits

22/07/2008 16:02

Alexander Abramov is on the Caucasus now. He works for organisation of a base-jump from the shoulder of Elbrus for a team of Valery Rozov. The elevation of that steep western face (Kiukiurtliu Wall) of Elbrus is about 800 meters, from them almost 500 - vertical wall. Alexander has been invited in ...

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China closes Everest for `cleanup` in spring 2009 ?

08/07/2008 17:48

The Tibetan Environmental Protection Bureau has announced the closure of the northern side of Mount Everest in an effort to clean up the rubbish abandoned on the mountain. New restrictions on the north face of Everest may be imposed next spring to facilitate cleanup operations on the highest ...

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Mount MacKinley climbed by our team

07/07/2008 17:25

On July, 6th a group of the 7Summits-Club has climbed the highest point of Northern America (Mt. Denali 6194 meters). By the evening all participants have safely gone down to the assault camp on height of 5100 meters. Igor Pohvalin, 50-years doctor-surgeon from Simferopol, became the next conquerer ...

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Elbrus: search for missing Novosibirsk snowboarder continues

16/06/2008 15:36

NALCHIK, June 15 (Itar-Tass) -- Elbrus rescuers are searching for a Novosibirsk snowboarder who got missing at the altitude of about 4,500 meters on Pastukhov Cliffs on June 13. His name is Alexei Tkachenko, born in 1976. Twenty-eight rescuers of the Elbrus territorial unit are searching the ...

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Elbrus - one of the Seven Wonders of Russia

13/06/2008 16:58

Results of the national contest Seven Wonders of Russia have been summarized in the Red Square, Moscow. They are as follows: Valley of Geysers, Lake Baikal, Petergof, Manpupuner Rock Towers, Saint Basil`s Cathedral, Mamayev Kurgan and statue The Motherland Calls, as well as Mount Elbrus. The contest ...

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Elbrus Land Rover must be back

11/06/2008 16:23

Elbrus Land Rover must be back On the 60th anniversary of Land Rover we would like to recollect this record of 1997 and to remind society about it. The history 11 years ago, on the 13th of September a car “Land Rover Defender - 90” stood on East summit of Mt.Elbrus. The idea to bring a ...

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Denali: Fallen Solo Climber Rescued from the Peters Glacier

07/06/2008 13:27

AAI just received the following email from the NPS on Denali. None of our climbers or guides were involved in this incident: Denali mountaineering rangers led a life-saving technical rope rescue of a fallen solo climber on Mt. McKinley the evening of June 3. Claude Ratté, age 44, of Montreal, ...

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Appa Joins Eco Everest Expedition at Khumbu

14/05/2008 11:26

THT OnlineKathmandu, May 14 Record-holder climber Appa Sherpa has joined the Eco Everest Expedition at the Khumbu region and is likely to accompany the team to the top of the world. "Appa did not have any plan to scale Mt Everest this season but when he heard of the Eco Everest Expedition and its ...

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Nepal unveils Mount Everest Day

13/05/2008 11:43

KATHMANDU (AFP) — Nepal has decided that May 29 -- the day the world`s highest peak was first conquered in 1953 -- will be marked as International Mount Everest Day, tourism officials said Friday. "The government has decided to commemorate the historic first ascent. This year will be the first ...

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Nepal: Everest climbing season resumes after torch climb

11/05/2008 10:38

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal allowed the climbing season on Mount Everest to resume Friday after blocking access to hundreds of climbers so a Chinese team carrying the Olympic flame could ascend without the threat of protests. Tourism Ministry official Dinesh Adhikari said climbers who had ...

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Namaste and warm greetings from Nepal

04/05/2008 15:12

Dear Friends, Namaste and warm greetings from Nepal. We are very, very happy to announce that all our efforts have been successful and Nepal Government has announced heavy reductions on all the Mountaineering Peak Permit Fees for the permitted Himalayan peaks in Nepal WITH EFFECT FROM 16 JULY 2008. ...

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Elbrus became a leader of the "Seven wonders of Russia"

30/04/2008 15:16

The second stage of "Seven wonders of Russia" peoples vote contest finished on April 29, RIA Novosti reported. The winner of the superfinal is Mount Elbrus, which outdid all the rest 14 candidate sights. The the second climbing object in the list of superfinal is "Solby" National Nature Reserve, ...

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Visit climbing festival and climb Elbrus

25/04/2008 14:18

We invite climbers and officials to visit our festival, to get acquaintance with our competition experience. It it really fiscinating mountain region with beautiful scenery, nice rock and mixed routes. After visiting Uzunkol we propose to join us for a unforgettable climb of Elbrus by a almost new ...

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Eco Everest Expedition 2008 launches from Everest Base Camp

19/04/2008 11:45

PRESS RELEASE Expedition draws attention to climate change threats and unveils world’s highest photo exhibition Eco Everest Expedition 2008 launches from Everest Base Camp Climate change is affecting people around the globe, and this is especially evident at the top of the world, around Mount ...

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UIAA regrets Mount Everest access decision by China

07/04/2008 13:46

Statement by Mike Mortimer, President of UIAA (International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation) The UIAA regrets the recent decision by the government of China to close the north side of Mount Everest to mountaineering expeditions for several weeks during May of this year. This restriction ...

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