Nine climbers reached the Mount of Fuji

Our guide Marina Nemirova informed us about a succeful climb of Mount Fuji. Our congratulations ! read more

Our guide Marina Nemirova informed us about a succeful climb of Mount Fuji. Our congratulations !

Everest expedition: Traditional rest in Tashdzong

  Every last expedition we organize a couple of days rest in lower level then the base camp. We made this trip by jeeps a day after returning from acclimatization outing for ABC camp. We choose a village of Tashidzong for this. First ... read more

 

Every last expedition we organize a couple of days rest in lower level then the base camp. We made this trip by jeeps a day after returning from acclimatization outing for ABC camp. We choose a village of Tashidzong for this. First of all for best sleep, then for best eat. Traditionally by buy here sheep for today dinner and for base camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olga Rumiantseva met a big group from Mera Peak expedition

This Mayday holidays the 7 Summits Club sent a big group for Mera Peak program. Our guide Olga Rumiantseva spent two days meeting members arrived separately. Standard program in Kathmandu includes some sightseeing and some briefings. Today ... read more

This Mayday holidays the 7 Summits Club sent a big group for Mera Peak program. Our guide Olga Rumiantseva spent two days meeting members arrived separately. Standard program in Kathmandu includes some sightseeing and some briefings. Today with big problem they managed to reach Lukla. The trip begin..

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from Kathmandu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today is the day of puja, the whole expedition is still at base camp

The team of 7 Summits Club Everest expedition is in full on the Everest Base Camp. We rest after the first acclimatization outing, at 5800 m Today is a puja. This day the priests Lama recognized as favorable for the ceremony. The mood of ... read more

The team of 7 Summits Club Everest expedition is in full on the Everest Base Camp. We rest after the first acclimatization outing, at 5800 m Today is a puja. This day the priests Lama recognized as favorable for the ceremony. The mood of all is festive.

Tomorrow morning the team of Valery Rozov goes to the Rongbuk Glacier, beneath the north wall ofMount Everest. The second part of the expedition, headed by Sergei Larin goes out the day after tomorrow in the Middle camp. Then the rest will go to the same camp and then to the ABC.

Yesterday we finished celebrating birthday of Vitaly Simonovic. Was arranged posh dinner and cake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

With Ecuadorian Patricio Tisalema, which plans an oxygen-free and high-speed race on Everest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two our groups reached today Namche Bazar

Lyubov Pershina - from Nepal. Today two groups of the 7 Summits Club passed  from Phading to Namche-Bazar. We go together. It is Denis Savelyev's group which goes according to the program Island Peak climb. And Lyubov Pershina's group, ... read more

Lyubov Pershina - from Nepal. Today two groups of the 7 Summits Club passed  from Phading to Namche-Bazar. We go together. It is Denis Savelyev's group which goes according to the program Island Peak climb. And Lyubov Pershina's group, that travelling according to the program Trek to the base camp of Everest. Th weather was good, we reached Namche in five and a half hours. Now we have a rest. Tomorrow we will go on sightseng. And most important: hike on an observation point - to see Everest...

 

 

 

 

 

XVI Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films Vertical

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 ... read more

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.

 

 

Expedition Everest: an international billiards tournament at an altitude of 5200 meters

Today, the day of rest, we had a competition in billiards. This is probably a world record on the height of billiards tournament.   Participants (all members of Everest climb). Russia: Sergei Dudko,Dmitry Krasnov,Sasha Apalko,Sergey ... read more

Today, the day of rest, we had a competition in billiards. This is probably a world record on the height of billiards tournament.

 

Participants (all members of Everest climb).

Russia:

Sergei Dudko,
Dmitry Krasnov,
Sasha Apalko,
Sergey Ponomarev,
Vladimir Rychenko,
Vitali Simonovich.

Kazakhstan:
Yaroslav Sabirbaev.

Ukraine:
Konstantin Morozov.

Poland:
Zigmund Berdychovski (failure to appear at the start).

US-Russia-Azerbaijan
Murad Ashurly (failure to appear at the start)

Head Judge:
Catherine Pozdeyeva.

Main organizer:
Alex Abramov.

Result:

First place - victory went to Yaroslav Sabirbaev ofKazakhstan.

Second place - Sergey Ponomarev -Russia.

Third place - Konstantin Morozov -Ukraine.

Small Bronze (4th) Sasha Apalko.

 

Everybody is happy and participants and spectators.

Tomorrow we will start for great things, spending the first night at 5800m and .... birthday of Vitalik Simonovich!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first record of the Everest expedition of 7 Summits Club: billiards at an altitude of 5100 meters

Alexander Abramov: Today - the second day, as our team is to base camp. Initially, in the morning all members went down to the Old Rongbuk Monastery. And then all together we started for an installation of billiards. Yes, billiards. We have ... read more

Alexander Abramov: Today - the second day, as our team is to base camp. Initially, in the morning all members went down to the Old Rongbuk Monastery. And then all together we started for an installation of billiards. Yes, billiards.

We have a large tent, which we call the "Sports". There is a table tennis table inside it. And now the table for billlierds. We hauled slabs of marble. 3 plates - each up to 150 kg. Then pulled the cloth.

In general, everyone is happy with the result.

This is probably the first pool table at an altitude above 5000m.

The first played were the guides: Sergei Larin and Noel Hanna.

The deal is done: now we can think about the mountains.

 

 

Alex and his favorite motorcycle

 

 

 

 

 

Murad Ashurly is hungry after a walk

 

 

 

In our dining room we eat a traditional borshch (beetroot and cabbage soup a Russian - Ukrainian dish)

 

 

Billiards epic story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Night came to BC

 

 

Photonews from 7 Summits Club Everest expedition

Two parts of our expedition met before starting to the final part of route to the base camp. But their bus was suddenly broken. Members end guides were trying to push it.         We are here ! Everest and his brothers or ... read more

Two parts of our expedition met before starting to the final part of route to the base camp. But their bus was suddenly broken. Members end guides were trying to push it.

 

 

 

 

We are here ! Everest and his brothers or Quomolungma and her sisters.

 

 

 

Tibet journey, Photos of Alex Abramov and Denis Provalov

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Two separate group of our expediton goes to Everest base camp

One group (main) under leadership of Alex Abramov started from Lhasa. The second group with Noel Hanna (guides and sherpas) goes with a baggage via Nialam and Jangmu.     read more

One group (main) under leadership of Alex Abramov started from Lhasa. The second group with Noel Hanna (guides and sherpas) goes with a baggage via Nialam and Jangmu.

 

 

'Flag For The Future' Planted On North Pole Seabed

Lyudmila Korobeshko: we are now ar Barneo and waiting for a plane to Spitzbergen. 13th of April we reached he North Pole and the same day planted a time capsule. Everything OK, we are happy ! By !     A Greenpeace team have ... read more

Lyudmila Korobeshko: we are now ar Barneo and waiting for a plane to Spitzbergen. 13th of April we reached he North Pole and the same day planted a time capsule. Everything OK, we are happy ! By !  

 


A Greenpeace team have planted a time capsule on the seabed at the North Pole. A 'Flag For The Future', attached to a glass and titanium time capsule containing the signatures of nearly three million people, was planted on the seabed beneath the North Pole. Greenpeace is calling for the region, currently under threat from climate change, oil companies, industrial fishing and shipping to be declared a global sanctuary and free from exploitation.

For more information: www.greenpeace.org/northpole.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The main part of the Everest expedition came to Lhasa

Thank you Nepal. We had busy days and wonderful evenings, we had fun in our beloved Kathmandu. But now we are landed in the capital of Tibet, at a new altitude. The journey to Everest begins.     Photos of Denis Provalov   ... read more

Thank you Nepal. We had busy days and wonderful evenings, we had fun in our beloved Kathmandu. But now we are landed in the capital of Tibet, at a new altitude. The journey to Everest begins.

 

 

Photos of Denis Provalov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our friend Vladimir Doronin has climbed the Mount of Giluve

Our friend Vladimir Doronin has climbed the Mount of Giluve in  Papua New Guinea. It is the highest volcano of the continent of Australia. It was very rainly weather. Huge shower every days. Take care! -  it is for next climbers. ... read more

Our friend Vladimir Doronin has climbed the Mount of Giluve in  Papua New Guinea. It is the highest volcano of the continent of Australia.

It was very rainly weather. Huge shower every days. Take care! -  it is for next climbers.

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Photos from Mount Kenia

Kiana Chabdarova with a guide Alex Nevsky has climbed the Batian peak in the massive of Mount Kenia. Probably, it is the first Russian woman climb of this summit. It is real beauty: the nature and Liana. See below..       ... read more

Kiana Chabdarova with a guide Alex Nevsky has climbed the Batian peak in the massive of Mount Kenia. Probably, it is the first Russian woman climb of this summit. It is real beauty: the nature and Liana. See below..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of Dmitry Ermakov has reached the North Pole

The group of Dmitry Ermakov has reached the North Pole. It was real hard day, because the last day was very long. The team had to fight with a drift to fix their Pole. Our congratulations !  Now the main part of the team is in Barneo, ... read more

The group of Dmitry Ermakov has reached the North Pole. It was real hard day, because the last day was very long. The team had to fight with a drift to fix their Pole. Our congratulations !  Now the main part of the team is in Barneo, and Dmitry is still on the Pole helping local stuff working for Barneo service.

 

Arrival of the expedition and the first day

In the airport. for the beginning of a briefing.   A speech of Alex.          General  and official photo: 31 members and guides.   Dinner in the Royal Palace   Alex with employees of the Russian ... read more

In the airport.

for the beginning of a briefing.

 

A speech of Alex.

 

 

 

 

 General  and official photo: 31 members and guides.

 

Dinner in the Royal Palace

 

Alex with employees of the Russian Embassy in Nepal

 

Project Save the Arctic: heavy problems with drift

Good day! This is Lyudmila Korobeshko - a guide the Greenpeace expedition to the North Pole project "Save the Arctic." We have set the third camp, the third day of the journey is over. In fact, it is very cold. I just came out of the tent: ... read more

Good day! This is Lyudmila Korobeshko - a guide the Greenpeace expedition to the North Pole project "Save the Arctic." We have set the third camp, the third day of the journey is over. In fact, it is very cold. I just came out of the tent: probably minus thirty and thirty-five and then the wind increases. Today, we walked for about 11 kilometers. However, to the North Pole, we almost did not come close. That's because the drift takes us back. In fact, yesterday when we went out, we had 25 km from the Pole, in the evening it was 19 km. And when in the morning we were ready to go, it again became 25 km. And now, when we set camp ... 20 km left.

But when tomorrow we will wake up and look at the GPS, it can again be 25 km, or even 30, if the drift not changed. So what we are going, overcome obstacles, but remains at the same location. Of course, a little bit insulting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first victim of Everest....

KATHMANDU: An “icefall doctor” has died after falling into a crevasse in Mount Everest on Sunday, the Annapurna Post reported. Mingmar Sherpa (45) who died after a fatal fall while returning from Camp 2 was one of the six ... read more

KATHMANDU: An “icefall doctor” has died after falling into a crevasse in Mount Everest on Sunday, the Annapurna Post reported.

Mingmar Sherpa (45) who died after a fatal fall while returning from Camp 2 was one of the six icefall doctors assigned to set and maintain the safest path in the world’s highest peak for this season.

They were returning to Camp 1 after laying down a series of ladders across the crevasses yesterday. The site is said to be 200 metres away from the Camp 1.

According to Captain Siddhartha Gurung of Simrik Air, who was involved in the rescue operation, five others in the group are safe.

Sherpas who maintain the safest path in the mountains for other climbers are regarded as icefall doctors.

The deceased hailed from Goratapting of Solukhumbu and was currently residing in Dingboche of the district. He was into the profession for nine years and was regarded as an experience icefall doctor.

He is survived by his wife and a son.

Captain Gurung informed that Sherpa’s body could not be lifted from the incident site due to unfavourable weather conditions.

Due to bad weather we forced to stay over in Febiche today, he told the Annapurna Post, “We will head to the site tomorrow morning (Monday) along with a team of experts for the rescue operation.”

Mountaineers are heading to the Everest base camp for the upcoming climbing season.

www.thehimalayantimes.com

 

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As the border with China was open we sent a first track to the base camp

 

 

 

Our Guides arrived in Kathmandu, and there - a strike

On Sunday in Nepal there is a general strike. The strike almost paralyzed the country's life. Maoists so begin preparation for the general elections to the constituent assembly of the country. Meanwhile, we need to work. In Kathmandu, all ... read more

On Sunday in Nepal there is a general strike. The strike almost paralyzed the country's life. Maoists so begin preparation for the general elections to the constituent assembly of the country.

Meanwhile, we need to work. In Kathmandu, all expedition guides arrived: Sergei Larin, Denis Provalov and Noel Hanna. Preparation enters on the final stage.