All news: 29 March 2010
Start of the International Everest Expedition of the Seven Summits Club
On Sunday leader of the International Everest Expedition Seven Summits Club Alexander Abramov flew to Nepal. Guides and climbers arrive later in early April, and while President of our Club will hold the necessary organizational and ...
On Sunday leader of the International Everest Expedition Seven Summits Club Alexander Abramov flew to Nepal. Guides and climbers arrive later in early April, and while President of our Club will hold the necessary organizational and protocol events that precede the expedition. This year we return to Tibet, which poses the usual problems: obtaining permits, providing transportation and so on. On Monday Alexander arrived in Delhi. It is a temporary stop, as the Kathmandu airport was closed due to bad weather.
After a two-year unavailability by political reasons, our club is back to the beloved Northern side of Everest. Although South Face for the year managed to become well loved. Nevertheless, it is on the Tibetan side of Everest where the formation of our company was taken place. Here we gained experience, filled lumps, learned and developed our own standards of service. This experience, we consider invaluable to ensure the safe and most reliable climbing the highest mountain in the world. We have a lot to be proud of. In recent years, nearly all members of our team reached the top, our camp (base and intermediate) are among the best on the slopes of Everest, our tents are heated, which significantly reduces risk of disease, we work with a constant group of Sherpas, who are our close friends, and fully understand all our requirements and rules. In our group there are two physician etc…
Expedition leader, president of the 7 Summits Club Alexander Abramov go to the Everest for the tenth time, to his credit three successful ascents. He will lead his seventh expedition to the highest summit of the world. Deputy leader - Nicholai Cherny his first attempt to climb Mount Everest made in 1982. At the top he was twice. In recent years, Nicholai is acting as the senior coach of national Russian expeditions to the highest mountain in the world: Lhotse Middle, Everest North Face, K2 West Face.
Climbers from Poland take part in our expedition, they are mother and son. Their joint ascent may be a record.
List of members
Daniel MIZERA, Poland (1986)
Krzysztof Flawiusz GINALSLI, Poland (1971)
Malgorzata Bozena PIERZ-PEKALA, Poland (1957)
James de Witt WILDE USA (1970)
Zdravko DEJANOVIKJ, Macedonia (1965)
Elena Gorelik, Russia (1960)
Michail Karisalov, Russia, (1973)
Vadim Nadvodnyuk, Russia (1970)
Mikhail Turovsky, Rossiyal (1961)
Andrew Filkov, Russia (1961)
Steven BERRY, UK (1955)
Alexander Abramov, Russia (1965) - expedition leader
Noel Hanna, Ireland (1964) guide
Maxim Bogatyrev, Russia (1975) guide
Nickolay Cherny (1938) - Deputy head of the expedition
Sergei Larin, Russia (1959) guide-doctor
Igor Pokhvalin, Ukraine (1957) guide-doctor
Group with permits to the North Col (7000 meters) within the framework of preparations for the ascent to the summit in 2011
Andrew Luss, Russia (1960)
Alexander Perepelkin, Russia (1965)
Svetlana Slavnaya, Russia (1971)
Sergei Dudko, Russia (1964)
Dmitry Krasnov, Russia (1967)
From the farewell party:
Max Bogatyrev (left)