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Our guides fly far to the South. The immediate plans of the 7 Summits Club

  On the last day of autumn, November 30, guides of 7 summits Club open the season in South America. Today the best our guides Artem Rostovtsev and Vladimir Kotlyar fly in the direction of Antarctica. After a few days they will meet in ... read more

 

On the last day of autumn, November 30, guides of 7 summits Club open the season in South America. Today the best our guides Artem Rostovtsev and Vladimir Kotlyar fly in the direction of Antarctica. After a few days they will meet in Punta Arenas, numerous participants of the first group, that go to the highest peak of the Ice continent, Mount Vinson (in total we will have three groups up to January)

 

 

As we have already mentioned, also it started the climbing program in Bolivia...

 

3th December next two programs will start:

 - in Mexico the program climbing Orizaba begins  for our regular participants - Natalia and Igor Smirnov;

-  in Ecuador, three of our comrades will go to climb Cayambu (the highest volcano, located exactly on the equator).

 

December 7th , a guide of  the 7 Summits Club Valery Myasoedov meets a group that will lead to the most interesting places of Argentine and Chilean Patagonia.

 

December 25th  Sergei Larin will go to Argentina, he will lead the first group a great season on Aconcagua.

You can still join one of our groups on the highest point of South America.

 

Here is the schedule for  Aconcagua:

28 Dec - 14 Jan, guide Sergey Larin Andrey Berezin;

16 Jan - 02 Feb, guide Vladimir Kotlyar and Valeriy Myasoedov;

4 - 21 Feb, guide Vladimir Kotlyar and Andrey Berezin.

The new film "Antarctica" by Alexey Balakin

Vinson. Alexey Balakin climbed to the highest summit of Antarctica Mount Vinson in 20162017 in the group of the 7 Summits Club under the leadership of Alexander Abramov... Thanks for the movie!   read more

Alexey Balakin climbed to the highest summit of Antarctica Mount Vinson in 20162017 in the group of the 7 Summits Club under the leadership of Alexander Abramov... Thanks for the movie!

 

Summer is over. Impressions of participants of the expedition to Antarctica, on Mount Vinson - photo and video

Vinson. Our New Year groups climbers on Mount Vinson (guide - Alexander Abramov, guide-intern - Vladimir Kotlyar) shares their  impressions. Eugene Lesnitsky offers a wonderful video clip, we have not seen such  Antarctica before!   ... read more

Our New Year groups climbers on Mount Vinson (guide - Alexander Abramov, guide-intern - Vladimir Kotlyar) shares their  impressions.

Eugene Lesnitsky offers a wonderful video clip, we have not seen such  Antarctica before!

 

 

And our foreign members Nicolas Magnin (France) and Krzysztof Sabisz (Poland) published a selection of beautiful photos. Plunge into the world of the Antarctic summer, New Year, in which the sun never sets, cosmic landscapes and beautiful people ...

 

Full photo gallery here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vladimir Kotlyar and the group Vinson 3 (Brave Team) returned to the Mainland. PHOTO

Vinson. Hello! Here Vladimir Kotlyar and Team Brave. We returned to the inhabited land. Today we go to the best restaurants in Punta Arenas, to celebrate the successful end of the season on the "ice continent".           ... read more

Hello! Here Vladimir Kotlyar and Team Brave. We returned to the inhabited land. Today we go to the best restaurants in Punta Arenas, to celebrate the successful end of the season on the "ice continent".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexander Abramov on the outcome of the Antarctic season of the 7 Summits Club. PHOTOS

South Pole. Alexander Abramov: Season Vinson and the South Pole is almost  over and I want to sum up this season - Antarctica 2016 - 2017. This season, with the 7 Summits Club 3 groups of 17 people climbed Vinson Massif. Guides Abramov and Kotlyar ... read more

Alexander Abramov: Season Vinson and the South Pole is almost  over and I want to sum up this season - Antarctica 2016 - 2017. This season, with the 7 Summits Club 3 groups of 17 people climbed Vinson Massif. Guides Abramov and Kotlyar and climbed a total of 5 times. 5 people have come to ski to the South Pole. That is, the amount we have 27 achievements!

 This season: the first Mongolian Ganga finished the program "Seven Summits". Most young Russian climber on the highest point of Antarctica: Dima Tertychnyi. And also for the first time a father and son. The first Belarusian - Vadim Frolov. First Pole Janusz Kohansky, who twice went on the Vinson Massif. Kazakhstan team reached the Pole. And, of course, It was trained a new  guide for Vinson - Vladimir Kotlyar. The first Russian woman Korobeshko Lyudmila came to the South Pole on skis for the second time. Aleksandr Abramov made his 16th ascent of Vinson Massif.

 Now Alexander Abramov and Ludmila Korobeshko rest in Mendoza. Tomorrow -  start a new adventure in  Aconcagua. Hooray!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Group Vladimir Kotlyar reached the summit of Vinson Massif! Congratulations!

Vinson. Hello! There are Vladimir Kotlyar and "courageous team." What do I want to say? We are, in fact, done what we came here, then, why we are all gathered here. Today, all members of the group were managed to climb to the highest point of the ... read more

Hello! There are Vladimir Kotlyar and "courageous team." What do I want to say? We are, in fact, done what we came here, then, why we are all gathered here. Today, all members of the group were managed to climb to the highest point of the ice continent - Vinson Massif. It was cool! Great! We were a little frozen, but how without it in Antarctica!

All are down, satisfied, but very tired. Now we are preparing a dinner ...

Although we completed the ascent program, but we have yet to descend down and to liquidate camps. And it is quite tiring task. But we can handle, we are all on the shoulder. So, bye! Wait for more news!

 

 

 

 

 

Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica: our "courageous group" is the summit bid in the High camp

Vinson. Hello to all the listeners of an audio 7 summits Club! In the air Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica, where we got a third Vinson expedition. My team ... I call this team "brave team" as the boys don't define themselves with the name. The ... read more

Hello to all the listeners of an audio 7 summits Club! In the air Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica, where we got a third Vinson expedition. My team ... I call this team "brave team" as the boys don't define themselves with the name. The expedition is already in full swing, tomorrow is the culminating day, according to the plan. In general, we are a team of brave today jauntily climbed the High camp on the 3800, by only five and a half hours. So all is very cool – well done, guys. We set up the camp, have dinner and  quietly go to sleep. For tomorrow we will, most likely, try to climb the peak, if the weather forecast will come true and we will have tomorrow cool, good spec.

 

So, wish us luck! Keep our fingers crossed! See you tomorrow!

 

 

 

The group of Vladimir Kotlyar went to 3300 on acclimatization and rest in Low camp

Vinson. Hi all! This is Vladimir Kotlyar, from Antarctica. Today our intrepid group spent acclimatizing and at the same time recovery day. In the early day we were climbed of acclimatization to altitude 3300. When we came down to the camp, we ... read more

Hi all! This is Vladimir Kotlyar, from Antarctica. Today our intrepid group spent acclimatizing and at the same time recovery day. In the early day we were climbed of acclimatization to altitude 3300. When we came down to the camp, we began to eat, to actively compensate the calories burned. We have created a reserve calories in the fat layer under the skin, which we will spend tomorrow and the day after. Tomorrow we plan to move to the High camp. And there, God willing, we hope to quickly do the summit.

Preliminary weather forecasts give us a good chance, good opportunity. The whole group goes quickly. In General, guys are sports prepared...

We are sending th best regards  to the Motherland! Wait for our posts, Adios!

 

 

Vladimir Kotlyar and his group rises up to the Low camp

Vinson. Hello everyone! It is Vladimir Kotlyar. Today we continue our courageous march across the expanses of Antarctica, in the direction of the highest point of the ice continent. We go up, dragging sleds, with equipment and food. Today we must ... read more

Hello everyone! It is Vladimir Kotlyar. Today we continue our courageous march across the expanses of Antarctica, in the direction of the highest point of the ice continent. We go up, dragging sleds, with equipment and food. Today we must rise to the Low camp, at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level. The weather is not bad, but not to say that good - all covered with clouds. It snowing a bit, but there is no wind. Tomorrow we will probably make an acclimatization outing.

 

All the best, thank you for your attention! Bye!

 

 

 

 

Alexander Abramov from Punta Arenas: a second group of climbers to Vinson returned to the mainland

Vinson. Hello! Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. That is, sorry, not from Antarctica! Our second group of climbers to Vinson today successfully flew to the city of Punta Arenas. Now we will gradually disperse to their homes.  That is all! Now ... read more

Hello! Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. That is, sorry, not from Antarctica! Our second group of climbers to Vinson today successfully flew to the city of Punta Arenas. Now we will gradually disperse to their homes.

 That is all! Now Vladimir Kotlyar will be calling from Antarctica. He continued to work with the third group on the Vinson Massif. Bye!

Vladimir Kotlyar with the third group at Vinson - already at base camp!

Vinson. Hello everyone! This is Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica. The third group in the Vinson has arrived at the base camp. Four people ... And now we have dinner, go to bed. Because tomorrow we have to move with sledges to the next height ... read more

Hello everyone! This is Vladimir Kotlyar from Antarctica. The third group in the Vinson has arrived at the base camp. Four people ... And now we have dinner, go to bed. Because tomorrow we have to move with sledges to the next height – at Low Camp.

Well, everyone, thank you for your attention! Greetings to the homeland! With the last holidays!

So long!

 

SUMMIT! International team of the 7 Summits Club reached the summit of Mount Vinson

Vinson. Hi! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, January 4th at seven pm, our whole team, 9 people, was standing on the top of the Massif Vinson. S0 we now have the first Belarusian, who ascended the Vinson Massif, we also have a ... read more

Hi! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, January 4th at seven pm, our whole team, 9 people, was standing on the top of the Massif Vinson. S0 we now have the first Belarusian, who ascended the Vinson Massif, we also have a Frenchman, two Poles, and, five Russian. Well, yes ... three Russian and two guides. Guides - they have no nationality. They are Alexander Abramov and Vladimir Kotlyar. Well, in general, the whole team, with its full complement of 9 people. Weather, frankly, was perfect. Just perfect. In the morning, however, it was heavy fog and was not seen even where to go. Well then the  weather got much better and just lovely weather – sunny, no wind. Well, in general, we all are very satisfied and happy. Now we spend the night in the High camp at 3800 and then, tomorrow, we will begin the descent - to the family, loved ones and friends.

 

Goodbye to all! We are fine.

 

 

 

 

Photos from the ski expedition to the South Pole

South Pole. Members of the expedition to the South Pole returned to the starting point in the Chilean city of Punta Arenas. Here they will have to begin with a short rest and recovery. Itinerary "The last two degrees", 217 kilometers, ski expedition ... read more

Members of the expedition to the South Pole returned to the starting point in the Chilean city of Punta Arenas. Here they will have to begin with a short rest and recovery. Itinerary "The last two degrees", 217 kilometers, ski expedition team "Pole of Independence" with a guide of 7 Summits Club Lyudmila Korobeshko went at a good pace for 10 days.

 

See photos from the expedition below

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Alexander Abramov, the team made the second in the history ascent to the peak Yamal

Vinson. Hello! Today, the 2nd of January, our team, for the second time in history, climbed peak Yamal. Peak Yamal – it is a mountain, which was named in honor of the Yamal Peninsula in 2005. Our team, Alexander Abramov, Pushkarev Vladimir, ... read more

Hello! Today, the 2nd of January, our team, for the second time in history, climbed peak Yamal. Peak Yamal – it is a mountain, which was named in honor of the Yamal Peninsula in 2005. Our team, Alexander Abramov, Pushkarev Vladimir, Victor Boboc, Israfil Ashurly and  Goodman Soren from Denmark climbed it in December of 2005.

 Today, as at the top was  a strong wind, we decided to go again for acclimatization go to the peak of Yamal. It is located near Lower Camp, in which we find ourselves. The ascent took five hours, all were very pleased. First, there is a snow ridge, then begins rock and the top is rocky, rocky massif. ...

 Once again, Happy New Year! And tomorrow we plan to exit the High camp, on January 3rd. January 4, we assume summit attempt.

 

 

Ludmila Korobeshko with the Kazakh team came back from the South Pole on Union Glacier ...

South Pole. Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica: So, our expedition "The last two degrees" was successfully completed. December 31, 2016, as we had planned, to overcome more than 30 kilometers per day. And just a few hours, perhaps an hour before the ... read more

Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica: So, our expedition "The last two degrees" was successfully completed. December 31, 2016, as we had planned, to overcome more than 30 kilometers per day. And just a few hours, perhaps an hour before the New Year Chilean time, we reached the camp near the South Pole. The last 10 kilometers were probably the most difficult. Because we have already seen the station Amundsen - Scott, but it is absolutely not approached. It seemed that all of this is removed, just kind of Fata Morgana ...

 

And New Year's for Almaty and Moscow, we have met along the way. That is, in practice, we stubbornly went to his goal. And in 11 p.m. of Chile, we finally arrived at the camp, where we were warmly greeted by Hannah. We were fed, warmed, gave food and drink champagne. Everything ran perfectly. New Year, we still met.

 

The next day we had an excursion to the station Amundsen - Scott. Of course, we took pictures at the memorial points, geographic South Pole.

 

Now we are happy, slept, eaten off. We have already arrived at Union Glacier.

And tomorrow, or rather today, in the night of 2 January 3, we hope to fly  on the mainland, in Chile, in the city of Punta Arenas.

 

Everyone - a Happy New Year! Everyone - all the best! Our expedition was successful. You can congratulate us! Bye!

 

 

 

The team is in the final push to the South Pole

South Pole. Hello!  It is Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica, a guide of  the expedition "The last two degrees," of the Kazakh Geographic Society. Now we are at 32 kilometers from the South Pole. The last days we walked 20 kilometers on a ... read more

Hello!  It is Ludmila Korobeshko from Antarctica, a guide of  the expedition "The last two degrees," of the Kazakh Geographic Society. Now we are at 32 kilometers from the South Pole. The last days we walked 20 kilometers on a daily basis, which was not easy. Today we decided to go for one day remaining to the Pole 32 kilometers.

 

Most likely, the New Year for Moscow, we will meet on the road. What, in general, it is quite original. I think that at the time of the New Year for Moscow, we will be 12 kilometers from the Pole. I hope we will overcome it.

 

Well, that’s all, and Happy New Year! Hurrah!

 

 

— Coordinates of the 9th overnight stop: S 89 5170 W 32 1480

— Altitude: 2770.3 meters.

— Time in transit: 8 hours 7 minutes.

— Distance passed: 21.1 .

— Average speed: 2.6 km/h

— Weather: wind, cloudy.

 

 

 

PHOTOS from our first group climbed Mount Vinson. CONGRATULATIONS!

Vinson. We congratulate our team successfully climbed to the highest point of Antarctica - Vinson Massif. It was cold and windy, as it should be. But they made it, they were ready for the harsh conditions. Our congratulations to all the brave ... read more

We congratulate our team successfully climbed to the highest point of Antarctica - Vinson Massif. It was cold and windy, as it should be. But they made it, they were ready for the harsh conditions. Our congratulations to all the brave members and cool guides!

 

 

 Congratulations on a wonderful Mongolian climber Ganga (Gangaamaa Badamgarav) that She has completed  the program "Seven Summits"!

 

 

 

Elbrus - 2010

Everest - 2011

Kilimanjaro - 2012

Denali - 2015

Aconcagua, Vinson and Carstens - 2016.

 

Ganga, come with us to the North Pole!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

News from Lyudmila Korobeshko, group South Pole

South Pole. Good afternoon! It is Lyudmila Korobeshko from Antarctica. So, we continue to move to the South Pole, it remains 52 km. And we hope to go through it in two days. Although it is unclear whether this is real or not. Because the distance is ... read more

Good afternoon! It is Lyudmila Korobeshko from Antarctica. So, we continue to move to the South Pole, it remains 52 km. And we hope to go through it in two days. Although it is unclear whether this is real or not. Because the distance is certainly big. We want today to pass ... 20 km. And the last day we have  to go "up to the stop."

That is, we are fine. Weather ... not very good. All the time clouds, accordingly, it is difficult to navigate. When there is sun, it is much easier to follow the shade.

 

Well, all a Happy New Year! We hope in the night from 31 th to 1 st to be at the South Pole. Bye!

 

 

 

The goal of the Pole of Independence expedition team is to achieve the maximum, i.e. to make an effort and reach the Amundsen-Scott station till the New Year! You can trace the progress of the members at following link: http://kazgeo.kz/projects/sp2016/marshrut

 

Due to this reason Magzhan, Ilyas, Yury, and Daulet take their rest fast, immediately pack the camp, and pass the maximum possible distance, eat fast, and go to sleep. There is no space for sentiments, as there, behind the horizon, the desired georgaphical Southern Pole is awaiting for them, where the flag of our country Kazakhstan will be installed, as it was 5 years ago!

 

 

— Coordinates of the 9th overnight stop: S 89 5170 W 32 1480

— Altitude: 2770.3 meters.

— Time in transit: 8 hours 7 minutes.

— Distance passed: 21.1 .

— Average speed: 2.6 km/h

— Weather: wind, cloudy.

 

 

The second group of the 7 Summits Club arrived on the Vinson base camp

Vinson. Hello! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, our first group flew to Punta Arenas. And the  second group of seven came. Two guides, I and Vladimir Kotlyar met them at the Union Glacier. Now we have arrived already at the ... read more

Hello! This is Alexander Abramov from Antarctica. Today, our first group flew to Punta Arenas. And the  second group of seven came. Two guides, I and Vladimir Kotlyar met them at the Union Glacier. Now we have arrived already at the base camp of Vinson Massif. Everything happened very quickly, very suddenly. Just half an hour after landing, we were crammed into a small airplane. Now it is 2 a.m., we had dinner and now we go to bed.

 The weather in fact  is some very unstable, a strong west wind ... more clouds.

So we do not even see the top. Tomorrow, most likely, we will go to the next camp called Low Camp. The team is only male. All people are healthy, eat well, with a good appetite. So tomorrow will try to move to the Lower Camp, from where I will try to contact you ...

 

The second group on the Vinson Massive visited national park Torres del Paine and successfully flew to Antarctica

Yesterday, the second group of 7 Summits Club on Vinson visited Torres del Paine National Park. And almost immediately after returning the team was ordered to take off and was successfully launched from Punta Arenas to Antarctica.   ... read more

Yesterday, the second group of 7 Summits Club on Vinson visited Torres del Paine National Park. And almost immediately after returning the team was ordered to take off and was successfully launched from Punta Arenas to Antarctica.