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New speed 7 summits record

02/07/2007 10:03

  1st July 9:30am - Ian Mckeever is now the proud record holder of the World Speed Record for the 7 Summits. The team summited Denali yesterday (30th June) to complete the challenge in a total of 156 days, knocking an incredible 31 days off the old record. Summiting alongside Ian was Dave ...

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Two-time Cancer Survivor Summits Denali and Completes Historic Mission to Reach the Seven Continents` Highest Peaks

22/06/2007 11:38

Everest summit !   Business Wire On June 19, Sean Swarner, a two-time cancer survivor, successfully reached the summit of Denali, the highest peak in North America. The 20,320-foot climb marked the final summit in Swarner`s quest to become the first two-time cancer survivor to mount the highest ...

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China building highway to Everest, no hotel - yet.

20/06/2007 22:02

  China on Wednesday confirmed the construction of a 110-km-long metalled highway in Tibet to Mt Everest in an attempt to provide an additional bonanza to the world at the time of the Olympics. The move has sparked off howls of protests from environmentalists while in New Delhi there has been ...

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Sergey- Kofanov`s story about the rescue of Italian Marco on Everest

05/06/2007 12:57

… after summit I should be stayed almost one and a half hour on a crest at 8500 meters. I was waiting for Sergey Larin who was the last in our team. At last, about 12 a.m. he has informed me, that he has safely gone down from the Second Step. Then I have decided that the most dangerous part ...

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Bill Tyler summit report

26/05/2007 16:35

May 25th: Bill Tyler: debrief about the climb part 1« on: Yesterday at 08:59 » "I am here in Kathmandu after several long travel days on bumpy roads in the back of a bus. I am feeling great, but my feet are still numb. I had a doc look at them and no frostbite, just a squeeze that should ...

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First summit photos, from ABC camp....

21/05/2007 23:54

News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May 21, camp ABC, 6400m 100% succes on Everest. All climbers from our expedition have summited Everest. Altogether 26 persons: 14 members and 12 Sherpas. Now we are in ABC camp, in safe ...

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Today the second group have summited Everest.

20/05/2007 13:52

News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May, 20 2007 8300 m, Everest from the North. Today the second group have summited Everest. We have left at midnight and in 8 a.m. were at the top of Everest. Now it is 11:30, at eleven we all ...

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First group summited ! Everything is OK ....

19/05/2007 21:40

Sergey Kofanov, 29, now two-times Everest summiter   News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May, 19 2007 Camp 7700 – 8300 m, Everest from the North. Morning call (6 a.m. in Moscow): Now in Tibet is 10 a.m... The First ...

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It is time: Wish good luck !

18/05/2007 22:18

News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May, 18 2007 Camp 7700 m, Everest from the North. Our first our team will spend a part of night in camp of 8300 meters, it is assault camp. At night they will leave on storm of the summit. ...

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First group found broken tents and stollen oxygen....

16/05/2007 22:14

Today our first team led by Sergey Kofanov and Sergey Larin has gone on an ascent. Also with them 5 person: Maxim Shakirov, Israfil Ashurly, Hannah Shields, Curt Myers, Dirk Feige from Germany. Also with them 6 Sherpas, led by Mingma Gelu, 5-times Everest summiter. Today the first team has risen on ...

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Beginning of hot time, tommorow - start from ABC...

15/05/2007 21:03

News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May, 15 2007 Camp, Everest from the North, 6400. Today May, 15. A fourth day we are in waiting for a start of climb upward. 12-th and May, 13-th a lot of climbers has left for an ...

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Denali - forbidden mountains. Why ?

11/05/2007 11:15

For Ludmila Korobeshko - Denali is closed   Dear Mountaineering Society !!!! I’d like to draw your attention to the question of climbing Mt McKinley and abnormal situation with commercial groups. Every year Denali rangers arrest and impose fines on respected people: representatives of ...

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Victory Day in the Base Camp

10/05/2007 21:08

News from 7 Summits Club & Alpindustria Everest Expedition 2007 From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov May, 9 2007 Everest Base Camp from the North, 5200. Today we have celebrated Day of the Victory. 12 participants of travel on motobikes (a route Lhasa - Katmandu) have risen to us in the base ...

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More photos from the uokhaa party (Birthday of Sergey Kofanov)

07/05/2007 20:10

Bill Tyler: In life there are moments one remembers all of thier days and this will be one of them. It was awesome to feel miles away from anyone (we were isolated from the town and noise, and cooking the stew and just having fun). They cooked under the protection of a large rock, and once it was ...

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All team of expedition of 7 Summits Club Alpindustria has gone in Zhangmu for rest...

04/05/2007 18:29

May, 4 2007 Everest Base Camp from the North, 5200. Yesterday to the evening - about 6 p.m. - guys have gone down from – Maxud Jumaev and Vasily Pivtsov !!!! Hurrah !!!! You see, their ascent was uneasy as for them, as for us, who were waiting below ! May, 30 at 6 p.m. (China time) they ...

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Alex Abramov on the MountEverest

03/05/2007 20:29

MountEverest.net) “I was really worried about the Kazakhs,” Alex Abramov told ExplorersWeb from Everest’s north side BC. “No wonder: They spent 48 hours without supplementary O2!” “Maxut and Vassily started at midnight from 7,900 meters," the 7Summits-club team ...

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Bill Tyler: back from NC and first 2007 summits on Everest

02/05/2007 17:18

Bill Tyler: back from NC and first 2007 summits on Everest (brief variant)   The trek up to ABC sucked as usual, and I was glad that my times improved dramatically. SO I felt that maybe there is something to training before a trip. We spent 3 days at ABC, 1 due to weather. I felt fine the whole ...

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Bruce Matthews: 7 Summits - Club Expedition members with photos (7summits.com)

01/05/2007 14:39

Bruce Matthews During my time with the real team, those attempting to summit, I got close enough to some of the members and others remained aloof. That could have been due to the language barrier as many of the Russians had only a scant grasp of English. At meal times, Alex would give instructions ...

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Vassily Pivtsov and Maxut Zhumayev - first Everest summit in this season

30/04/2007 19:27

Seems like the first Everest summit this season has just taken place! One our ago, at 6 p.m. Chinese time, Vassily Pivtsov and Maxut Zhumayev have called on the radio from the summit of Everest ! The two climbers launched a summit push from 7,900m last night at 10 p.m. They have topped-out with no ...

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End of acclimatization, all went down to BC, NEW PHOTOS !!!!

30/04/2007 12:16

April, 30 2007 From Base Camp Everest from the North, 5200. Now at 11 a.m. over China. Now we wait with excitement of a radio communication with xut Jumaev and Vasily Pivtsov. Yesterday April, 29 in 10 p.m. they have left from 7900 on the summit of Everest. They go without oxygen, without using ...

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