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Alpine Skiing back to Elbrus after a decade

14/02/2015 16:43

On Saturday, February 14, the slopes of Elbrus became the site of competition for the Cup of Russia in Alpine skiing. The competition was held in two disciplines: Super G and giant slalom. This competitions included in the International Ski Federation calendar. This is the first official competition ...

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Russian Mountaineering Legend Goes Missing During Mount Elbrus Climb

28/09/2014 09:26

An well-known Russian-Ingush woman alpinist has gone missing on the country's highest mountain, authorities in the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria said last Wednesday. Leila Albogachiyeva, the first Russian woman to have ascended Mount Everest from two sides, has been missing since Monday after she ...

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Congratulations to our friends Harry and Ivana with the birth of their second son!

30/04/2014 05:00

Harry Kikstra and Ivan Corea now have two sons! We are very happy for them. And we hope to meet our friends somewhere in the vastness of our planet. Harry Kikstra means a lot for the program of the 7 Summits and we very much appreciate the friendship with him. Continue to be happy, Harry, Ivana and ...

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Film Flying High about Everest base jump of Valery Rozov was shown in Moscow

10/04/2014 14:29

 Russian extreme BASE-jumper and wingsuit pilot Valery Rozov sets out to accomplish the highest BASE-jump and wingsuit flight in the history of mankind from the Everest mounain range. The adventure turns out to be a two year slog of test jumps, measurements and frantically searching the perfect ...

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The premiere of the film Flying High. The Quest for Everest

07/04/2014 18:18

On 9th April, in the cinema «35 mm» - a premiere of the film about the record of base-jumping. In may 2013 Valery Rozov has made a record height of base jumping from 7,220 m above sea level. After 60 years since the first ascent to the highest peak of the world, a video with a man flying ...

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The Olympic flame has been lit at Mt. Elbrus. Nice view of Elbrus summit

01/02/2014 21:04

At the end of October 2013, an ascent of the western summit of the "two-peaked mountain" was made by experienced mountain climbers: Karina Mezova, who has climbed to the summit of Mount Elbrus 130 times, and Abdul-Khalim Elmezov, President of the Climbing Federation of the Republic of ...

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We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

24/12/2013 04:22


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Golden Axe of Russia 2013

15/12/2013 11:40

In the evening on December 14 the Federation of mountaineering ofRussia(FAR) collected mountaineering community in the Rianovosti fine press center inZubovsky Boulevard. There was a presentation of awards for outstanding achievements in mountaineering in 2013. Everything was great! We saw many ...

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7 Summits Club - sponsor of the national award " Golden Ice Axe of Russia

13/12/2013 15:09

Competition for the best ascent of the year is held by Russian Mountaineering Federation since 2007. It is the official name - National Award " Golden Ice Axe of Russia". 7 Summits Club is not the first time acting as a sponsor of this event. We are all climbers and current interest in the ...

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Denis Provalov: the demand for a record 11000 meters

14/05/2013 00:51

In the world there are many ideas to surprise mankind. Among them, it is possible to carry a record of difference of height of climbing up to mountains and descent down in a cave. Now it isn't known who is a leader in this category. A guide of the 7 Summits Club Denis Provalov is trying to become ...

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XVI Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films Vertical

22/04/2013 12:07

XVI Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films Vertical will take place in Moscow, Russia, 26-27 of April 2013. The aim of the Festival is to present international production of mountaineering and adventure films and to encourage development in this branch of film making. ...

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James Wilde: MOVING MOUNTAINS, a book about seven summits and Global H2O

29/03/2013 11:22

MOVING MOUNTAINS: How the dream to climb the seven summits transformed in the charity Global H2O According to his publisher's site, Outskirts Press, the summary is as follows: Publication Date: February 12, 2013 Number of pages: 410 MOVING MOUNTAINS "The story of how my dream to climb the seven ...

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7 Summits from Google Maps

19/03/2013 20:23

Google has been doing a lot to make Google Maps more about exploring the world, including places few will ever be able to see with their own eyes. Today, the company announced that it has added more locations to Maps, including Street View-style access to some of the highest peaks in the world. Via ...

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Moscow climbers are nominated for Piolets dOr

12/03/2013 11:47

  THE NOMINATED ASCENTS Kamet (7,756m), India Kamet is the highest mountain inIndiafor which it is currently possible to gain a permit, and the ca 2,000m southwest face was previously unattempted. After establishing an advanced base in the glacier bowl below this steep mixed wall, Sebastien ...

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Everest News of February

05/03/2013 01:47

 1. History. Alpinist Magazine about 1962 adventure Everest expedition....   This is the true, almost unbelievable story of a daring attempt by four amateur mountaineers—a college professor, a school teacher, a lawyer and a geology student — to climb the highest peak in the ...

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Kilian Jornet on the Red Fox Elbrus Race 2013

02/03/2013 14:11

We invite you on the May holidays to the Elbrus region. Terskol office of the 7 Summits Club will welcome you and provide you all possible assistance (equipment rental, consultation and climbing Elbrus). For several days here it will be the center of the mountaineering life inRussia. This is due to ...

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World 7 Summits News

25/02/2013 23:47

 Mount Denali. On the 100th Anniversary of the Historic First Summit of Mt.McKinley (Denali), Descendants to Follow in Their Relatives' Footsteps on the 'Denali 2013 Centennial Climb' In 1913, 21-year old Alaska Native Walter Harper became the first man in history to reach the highest point in ...

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North Caucasus Resorts Head Resigns

21/02/2013 11:38

13 February 2013 . The Moscow Times. State-owned North Caucasus Resorts, which oversees a project to develop that region as a tourist destination, said it appointed its new acting CEO because the former one had resigned due to health reasons. "Alexander Sadikov, who until today held the post of ...

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Ural climbers start to climb the face of Amin Brakk in winter

17/02/2013 19:26

The team of climbers from the Urals (Sverdlovsk region, Nizhny Tagil) flew on February 7 in Pakistan, to the valley Nangma (gorge Conde). The goal of the team was to climb the giant face of Amin Brakk by the route Sol Solet. This will be the first attempt to climb it in winter. The team is now ...

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How the Soviet Army ousted Nazis from Elbrus

15/02/2013 18:41

On February 13 and 17, 1943 Soviet mountain infantry troops ascended Elbrus to throw off Hitler's flags that had been previously placed there by the German Edelweiss division and put the Soviet flags above Europe's highest mountain peaks. In the spring of 1942 after his failure to seize Moscow ...

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