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Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "Merry Zucchini" made a successful ascent on the summit of Mount Elbrus

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Elbrus region from the group "Funny Zucchini"! We ascended to the summit of Mount Elbrus in full force. The weather was gorgeous, the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Elbrus region from the group "Funny Zucchini"! We ascended to the summit of Mount Elbrus in full force. The weather was gorgeous, the views were great. Everything went well. All members deserves orders!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Merry Zucchini" completes acclimatization, today they climbed the Pastukhov Rocks

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Elbrus region from the group "Funny Zucchini"! It was a very hot day today. We went to the Pastukhov Rocks, watched the beauty of the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Elbrus region from the group "Funny Zucchini"! It was a very hot day today. We went to the Pastukhov Rocks, watched the beauty of the mountains and acclimatized according to the plan. It was hot, very hot, there was no wind at all, we burned down remarkably. Basically everything is going well. Tomorrow we have a rest day and after that a climbing day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three groups of the 7 Summits Club started preparing for the ascent of Elbrus at once and made a rotation on the slopes of Mount Cheget

Elbrus. Today, our three groups of the 7 Summits Club made their first acclimatization rotation. They climbed the slopes of Mount Cheget to an altitude of 2700m, where the Ai cafe is located. The guides are Andrey Berezin, Alexander Dorojukov and ... read more

 

Today, our three groups of the 7 Summits Club made their first acclimatization rotation. They climbed the slopes of Mount Cheget to an altitude of 2700m, where the Ai cafe is located. The guides are Andrey Berezin, Alexander Dorojukov and Dmitry Semenov. The weather was good, not hot and without rain. Unfortunately, the surrounding Summits and Elbrus were not visible.  The mood and well-being of the band members is excellent, as it usually happens on the first day. In the afternoon, everyone was preparing equipment for climbing the slopes of Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Timshel" made an attempt to climb Elbrus

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Timshel group! Today we had an attempt to climb the summit, unfortunately, unsuccessfully. We didn't have enough strength. But in the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Timshel group! Today we had an attempt to climb the summit, unfortunately, unsuccessfully. We didn't have enough strength. But in the morning, we admired the magnificent views. Even Kazbek was visible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Timshel" held training sessions on the slopes of Elbrus

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Timshel group! We continue our acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Elbrus. Today we walked to the Refuge of Eleven, held training how ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Timshel group! We continue our acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Elbrus. Today we walked to the Refuge of Eleven, held training how to use an ice axe. And they also mastered the climbing in crampons.  The weather was beautiful today, it got warmer, the views are excellent. We continue further.

 

 

 

 

 

 

A new group of the 7 Summits Club made an acclimatization rotation to the slopes of Mount Cheget with guide Alexander Dorojukov

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the new group "Timshel" from the Elbrus region! Today we started to acclimatize on the slopes of Mount Cheget. The weather is good, the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

 Greetings from the new group "Timshel" from the Elbrus region! Today we started to acclimatize on the slopes of Mount Cheget. The weather is good, the views are gorgeous, it's cool in May. We continue to walk on…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "KAPAK" made an ascent on the summit of Elbrus. Congratulations!

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, s guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! We did it! At 8.50 a.m., the whole team ascended to the top of Mount Elbrus. It was very cold, but ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, s guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

 Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! We did it! At 8.50 a.m., the whole team ascended to the top of Mount Elbrus. It was very cold, but there was no wind. This season, mountain views were opened for the first time. All well done, all for orders!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "KAPAK" made the final acclimatization roation to the Pastukhov Rocks

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! We walked on the Pastukhov Rocks today. The weather was cheerful, a blizzard drove us from the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

 Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! We walked on the Pastukhov Rocks today. The weather was cheerful, a blizzard drove us from the bottom of the cliffs. When we left the cable car station, everything was fine. But alas, these are mountains, the weather changes very quickly.

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "KAPAK" held training sessions on the snowy terrain on the slopes of Elbrus in the area of the Refuge of Eleven

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! Continuing our acclimatization, today we went up to the Refuge of Eleven, where we conducted snow ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

 Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! Continuing our acclimatization, today we went up to the Refuge of Eleven, where we conducted snow and ice classes. We rode on the ass, as in childhood, snapped carabiners on a rope. Unfortunately, the weather does not allow us to see all the beauty of the surrounding mountains. But it's good that at least it's not very cold.

 

 

 

 

The new Elbrus group of the 7 Summits Club "KAPAK" held the first acclimatization rotation on the slopes of Mount Cheget

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! Today we started our acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Cheget. The weather is unstable and ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the KAPAK group from the Elbrus region! Today we started our acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Cheget. The weather is unstable and constantly changing. Sometimes it snows, sometimes it rains, sometimes the sun is shown through the clouds. We went up to the Ai cafe at a height of 2700 m, ate chebureks with different berries. And we went down to the hotel. We're moving on tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "Office Climbers" made a successful ascent on the top of Mount Elbrus

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Elbrus region from the Office Climbers group! Yesterday we had an assault day. The weather was not very pleasant, unfortunately, not ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Elbrus region from the Office Climbers group! Yesterday we had an assault day.  The weather was not very pleasant, unfortunately, not every member was at the top. But each participant reached his own peak, and everyone was satisfied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three groups of the 7 Summits Club made the final acclimatization rotation to the Pastukhov Rocks today

Elbrus. In uncertain weather conditions, three groups of the 7 Summits Club with guides Alexander Dorojukov, Dmitry Semenov and Evgeny Fedyunin climbed the Pastukhov Rocks to heights of 4800-4900. Thus, they completed the acclimatization cycle. ... read more

 In uncertain weather conditions, three groups of the 7 Summits Club with guides Alexander Dorojukov, Dmitry Semenov and Evgeny Fedyunin climbed the Pastukhov Rocks to heights of 4800-4900. Thus, they completed the acclimatization cycle. Participants and guides will rest for one day and then try to climb  the summit of Mount Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "Don't Panic" has successfully climbed the summit of Mount Elbrus!

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Elbrus region from the band "Don't Panic"! Yesterday we achieved our goal. We climbed Mount Elbrus the top of Europe. It's a pity that ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Elbrus region from the band "Don't Panic"!  Yesterday we achieved our goal. We climbed Mount Elbrus the top of Europe. It's a pity that it's not a full team, but it's not bad either. The weather was very fun, but interesting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Don't Panic" continued acclimatization already on the slopes of Elbrus

Elbrus. Alexander Dorojukov, the guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region: Greetings from the Elbrus region from the band "Don't Panic"! Our program continues as planned. Today we walked to the Refuge at Eleven and learned to ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, the guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from the Elbrus region:

Greetings from the Elbrus region from the band "Don't Panic"! Our program continues as planned. Today we walked to the Refuge at Eleven and learned to distinguish an ice axe from crampons. May is unrealistically warm, pens are running. We are working on, hello everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three groups of the 7 Summits Club in parallel began acclimatization before climbing Elbrus by walking up the slopes of Mount Cheget

Elbrus. So the climbing season on Elbrus has begun. At once, three groups of the 7 Summits Club began their acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Cheget. Our guides Dmitry Semenov, Alexander Dorojukov and Evgeny Fedyunin work with them. The ... read more

So the climbing season on Elbrus has begun. At once, three groups of the 7 Summits Club began their acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Cheget. Our guides Dmitry Semenov, Alexander Dorojukov and Evgeny Fedyunin work with them. The weather is very warm, there are streams everywhere from the remaining snow. Everything is turning green a little bit. All the groups walked to the Ai cafe at an altitude of 2800. After lunch, participants visited the rental point, where they took the missing equipment.  Tomorrow, there will be the ascent to the refuge situated already on the slopes of Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Iskorka group of the Mountaineering School of the 7 Summits Club in Khibiny successfully completed the program by making a final ascent

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Khibiny: Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! We did it! We climbed the summit and got a mountaineer badge. The program has been completed, we could go ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Khibiny:

Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! We did it!  We climbed the summit and got a mountaineer badge. The program has been completed, we could go home!

Guides Alexey Lonchinsky, Ratmir Mukhametzyanov, Alexander Dorojukov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Iskorka group of the Mountainering School of the 7 Summits Club in Khibiny continues its program

The guide of the 7 Summits Club, Alexander Dorojukov, reports from Khibiny: Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! Today, our team got out on the rocks again. We practiced climbing rocks, learned how to work with embedded elements, ... read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club, Alexander Dorojukov, reports from Khibiny: 

Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! Today, our team got out on the rocks again. We practiced climbing rocks, learned how to work with embedded elements, use improvised devices for descent, if we lost original descender, learned elementary polispast. Then everything is according to plan, we are working.  The day before, our team went on an ascent. But soon the wind rose in gusts up to 50-60 km/h and we were blown off the slope. And the forecast was good. Well, it's hard to guess the weather.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group Iskorka of the 7 Summits Club held the first day of classes as part of the Mountainering School program in Khibiny

The guide of the 7 Summits Club, Alexander Dorozhukov, reports from Khibiny: Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! We are moving on with the program. Today we spent the whole day on the rocks, practicing climbing and descending ... read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club, Alexander Dorozhukov, reports from Khibiny:

Greetings from the group Iskorka from Khibiny! We are moving on with the program.  Today we spent the whole day on the rocks, practicing climbing and descending on vertical fixed ropes. Then there was a little rock climbing, and we smoothly moved on to snow classes. We are all pleasantly tired right now and we are resting before tomorrow's classes.

 Guides Alexey Lonchinsky, Ratmir Mukhametzyanov, Alexander Dorojukov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Group X of the 7 Summits Club has successfully climbed the highest volcano of South America, Mount Ojos del Salado in Chile

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Chile: Group X sends greetings from Chile! And we accept congratulations! The full our team was at the top on February 29th. The weather was gorgeous, it snowed only in the ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Chile:

Group X sends greetings from Chile!  And we accept congratulations! The full our team was at the top on February 29th. The weather was gorgeous, it snowed only in the evening. But we all managed to get down before. In general, we all waited for orders and medals!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Group X of the 7 Summits Club climbed the San Francisco volcano in Chile

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Chile: The X Group of the 7 Summits Club sends greetings from Chile! Today we went to the volcano of San Francisco (6025 m). And in full force, we climbed to the top in 5 ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, reports from Chile:

The X Group of the 7 Summits Club sends greetings from Chile!  Today we went to the volcano of San Francisco (6025 m). And in full force, we climbed to the top in 5 hours and 40 minutes. The weather was great. With this climb, the acclimatization of the group is completed. Tomorrow we have a rest day and then our main goal remains – the summit of Ojos Del Salado.