31 August, 19:20

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Greetings from Elbrus!  Today in the morning we went up to our comfortable refuge National Park, settled in it. And later we started for the second day of acclimatization. We conducted snow and ice training, learned how to use an ice axe for self-arrest, walk on fixed ropes and in rope team. Now we have come down, had lunch and are resting.

The second group with Nikita Slotin as a guide had the same program.