The Sherpa Team of the 7 Summits Club Expedition Everest + Lhotse 2021 starts to set up base camp

The team of 38 Sherpas of the 7 Summits Club Everest + Lhotse 2021 is working to establish a base camp on the Khumbu Glacier. On April 11, a team of 20 members and 7 guides will fly from Moscow to Nepal. read more

The team of 38 Sherpas of the 7 Summits Club “Everest + Lhotse 2021” is working to establish a base camp on the Khumbu Glacier. On April 11, a team of 20 members and 7 guides will fly from Moscow to Nepal.

 

 

The Sherpa team of the 7 Summits Club expedition on Mount Everest and Lhotse continues to transfer equipment to the base camp. Photos and videos

The Sherpa team of the 7 Summits Club expedition on Mount Everest and Lhotse continues to transfer equipment to the base camp. Cargo is transported to the upper part of the Khumbu Valley by the helicopter company Altitude Air. Then the ... read more

The Sherpa team of the 7 Summits Club expedition on Mount Everest and Lhotse continues to transfer equipment to the base camp. Cargo is transported to the upper part of the Khumbu Valley by the helicopter company Altitude Air. Then the caravan of porters will work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The third group of preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica fully completed all the tasks

Alexey Lonchinsky, coach, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: Good afternoon! Our team successfully spent last night at the refuge, and Igor Kamynin spent that night in a comfortable snow cave made by us day before! In the ... read more

 

Alexey Lonchinsky, coach, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: Good afternoon! Our team successfully spent last night at the refuge, and Igor Kamynin spent that night in a comfortable snow cave made by us day before! In the morning, we continued training on snow, and mastered the skills of building wind protection snow walls. In the afternoon we went down to the Azau Glade. At this point, all the tasks of the preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Antarctica can be considered successfully completed!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kilimanjaro is waiting for you! February photos from a member of the 7 Summits Club group

Photos by Boris Fadeev, February 2021. Thank you for the photos! We invite all to join our groups! Tanzania is open and wait read more

Photos by Boris Fadeev, February 2021. Thank you for the photos! We invite all to join our groups!

Tanzania is open and wait…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Sherpa Team of the 7 Summits Club Expedition Everest + Lhotse 2021 left to set up base camp

The team of 38 Sherpas of the 7 Summits Club Everest + Lhotse 2021 is leaving Kathmandu to establish the base camp on the Khumbu Glacier. On April 11, a team of 20 members and 7 guides will fly from Moscow to Nepal. read more

The team of 38 Sherpas of the 7 Summits Club “Everest + Lhotse 2021” is leaving Kathmandu to establish the base camp on the Khumbu Glacier. On April 11, a team of 20 members and 7 guides will fly from Moscow to Nepal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The third group of preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica began work in the Elbrus region

The new group arrived in the Elbrus region for training courses preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica. Today we had an introductory and preparatory day. We learned how to set up tents, how to use burners, and also ... read more

The new group arrived in the Elbrus region for training courses preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica. Today we had an introductory and preparatory day. We learned how to set up tents, how to use burners, and also practiced climbing on fixed lines. In the afternoon, there was a lecture about the use of oxygen at eight-thousand meters peaks. After that, we started preparing equipment for the next day's trip to the glacier. The group guides Alexey Lonchinsky and Andrey Berezin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New photos from the preparation of the 7 Summits Club's expeditions on Mount Everest and Lhotse

Preparations for the spring expedition of the 7 Summits Club "EVEREST + LHOTSE 2021" continue. Just a few days later, our team of Sherpas is going to start moving to the base camp of Everest on the South side! The 18th expedition of the ... read more

Preparations for the spring expedition of the 7 Summits Club "EVEREST + LHOTSE 2021" continue. Just a few days later, our team of Sherpas is going to start  moving  to the base camp of Everest on the South side!

 The 18th expedition of the 7 Summits Club on Mount Everest will start on April 12. This year's expedition includes 12 participants and 3 guides on Mount Everest, 8 participants and 3 guides on Lhotse.

 According to the tradition that has existed since 2003, we gather on the eve of the departure of the main group for a friendly evening of Pre-Party Everest Lhotse 2021 and see off our heroes to Nepal!

 We invite you on April 1, 2021, starting at 19: 00 to the Club of travelers of the Sports Marathon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos from the Crimea. The 7 Summits Club guides Natalia Marinkevich and Alexander Abramov on Ai-Nikola rocks

Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club from Crimea: Our mountaineering school in Crimea continues its work. Today, the guides of the 7 Summits Club Natalia Marinkevich and Alexander Abramov trained on the Ai-Nikola rocks. We ... read more

Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club from Crimea: Our mountaineering school in Crimea continues its work. Today, the guides of the 7 Summits Club Natalia Marinkevich and Alexander Abramov trained on the Ai-Nikola rocks. We were preparing new routes for the participants of the next shift, who come next week. Tomorrow, according to the plan, there will be training in Simeiz and making a new route on the Koshka rock.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second group of preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica completes classes on the slopes of the gloomy Elbrus

Alexey Lonchinsky, coach, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: The 7 Summits Club is completing the second group of training courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica. All the days on Elbrus, the weather ... read more

Alexey Lonchinsky, coach, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: The 7 Summits Club is completing the second group of training courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and  in Antarctica. All the days on Elbrus, the weather conditions were difficult. A lot of snow fell, avalanche danger appeared. However, the entire program was executed.

The course participants practiced on technical snow climbing skills and belay on snow slopes, basic skills of climbing on ice in crampons, organization of belay on ice screw, climbing with fixed lines. The participants learned how to set up a tent camp in the snow, build protective wind walls from firn blocks, tear off and equip snow caves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second group of training preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica began work in the Elbrus region

Alexey Lonchinsky, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: Yesterday, the second group of training preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Antarctica arrived. Yesterday I checked the equipment, today we had a ... read more

Alexey Lonchinsky, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: Yesterday, the second group of training  preparation courses for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Antarctica arrived. Yesterday I checked the equipment, today we had a lecture on the use of public equipment (sledges, kitchen, tents). Then we went for a walk on snowshoes, set up a tent camp, and studied the operation of a gasoline burner. Then we repeated the movement on fixed lines and other techniques of working with the rope.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Opening of the spring season of the Mountain school of the 7 Summits Club on the rocks of the Crimea

Alexander Abramov and Lyudmila Korobeshko, together with the guides of the Mountain School of the 7 Summits Club in the Crimea, climb the Swan Wing rock in Simeiz by new routes. Its were prepared by local guides under the guidance of ... read more

Alexander Abramov and Lyudmila Korobeshko, together with the guides of the Mountain School of the 7 Summits Club in the Crimea, climb the Swan Wing rock in Simeiz by new routes. Its were prepared by local guides under the guidance of Alexander Marinkevich. Today, a new route was climbed, it was called "Geese-Swans", 5b along the edge of the Swan Wing rock against the background of the sea. The spring climbing season in the Crimea is open!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos and videos from the final day of the first group of courses on preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Vinson

The first group of courses of the 7 Summits Club in preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica has completed its work. On the final day, the team made an attempt to climb to the top of Elbrus. Due to the poor weather ... read more

The first group of courses of the 7 Summits Club in preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and in Antarctica has completed its work. On the final day, the team made an attempt to climb to the top of Elbrus. Due to the poor weather forecast, it was decided that it would be possible to limit the ascent to an altitude of about 5000 meters. The strong wind made reaching the summit too risky, and the conditions were quite harsh. See what the participants say about the course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 7 Summits Club provides a preparation course for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Vinson in the Elbrus region

The 7 Summits Club completes the first part of the preparation course for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Antarctica. Under the guidance of the Club's President Alexander Abramov and our other experienced guides, the course participants ... read more

 The 7 Summits Club completes the first part of the preparation course for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Antarctica. Under the guidance of the Club's President Alexander Abramov and our other experienced guides, the course participants completed a series of practical exercises in the conditions of almost winter Elbrus. In particular, classes were held on technical snow climbing skills and belay on snow slopes, basic skills of climbing on ice in crampons, organization of belay on ice screw, climbing with fixed lines. The participants learned how to set up a tent camp in the snow, build protective wind walls from firn blocks, tear off and equip snow caves. All participants of the training camp were delighted with the program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first spring group of the Crimean Mountain School of the 7 Summits Club has completed its tour in the Crimea

The cycle of training sessions and climbing for our guests from Moscow is over! Denis and Alla heroically coped with all the difficulties - height, difficulty, snowfall, wet rocks and frost. They climbed three of the most beautiful routes ... read more

The cycle of training sessions and climbing for our guests from Moscow is over! Denis and Alla heroically coped with all the difficulties - height, difficulty, snowfall, wet rocks and frost. They climbed three of the most beautiful routes on the rocks of the Crimea!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club training courses passed the first tests on the slopes of Elbrus, independently built a camp and withstood a blizzard

Alex Abramov from the slopes of Elbrus: The team of the 7 Summits Club training courses for Everest, Denali and Antarctica began practice on the slopes of Elbrus. Today we had a 4-hour trek to the camp on the glaciers of Elbrus. We went up ... read more

Alex Abramov from the slopes of Elbrus: The team of the 7 Summits Club training courses for Everest, Denali and Antarctica began practice on the slopes of Elbrus. Today we had a 4-hour trek to the camp on the glaciers of Elbrus. We went up with tents and sledges. The participants built their own camp, pitch tents, and two toilets made of snow blocks. They made their own dinner. In the evening, a blizzard began. The camp held out. Tomorrow we will have snow and ice classes and continue to strengthen our camp with protective walls of firn bricks. All participants are happy, very interesting program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The first day of the mountaineering training courses for Everest, Denali and Antarctica climbs of the 7 Summits Club in the Elbrus region was very intense

Alex Abramov from Elbrus region: Today, the participants of the school of preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali, and Antarctica enthusiastically practiced all the necessary survival techniques on these mountains. These are: ... read more

Alex Abramov from Elbrus region:  Today, the participants of the school of preparation for climbing Mount Everest, Denali, and Antarctica enthusiastically practiced all the necessary survival techniques on these mountains. These are: climbing on fixed ropes, pulling from crevasses, walking in snowshoes, setting up and protecting tents, cooking food. In the morning, all the girls, except for flowers and sweets, were given a snow shovel by the guides. In the evening, we celebrated the holiday on March 8 with champagne. Tomorrow, according to the plan, there will be an exit with tents on the glaciers of Elbrus for 2 days. We will learn how to set up a bivouac, build snow walls, heat snow and cook food, and even go to the toilet in bags. The day after tomorrow we will continue, we will have ice classes on real crevasses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Participants of courses of the 7 Summits Club that started in the Elbrus region will receive special training for climbing Mount Everest, Denali and Vinson

Training courses for Everest, Denali and Antarctica climbs have started in the Elbrus region. Today, the guides and some of the participants conducted a survey of the place of classes on Elbrus. We went on snowshoes on the glacier, dug ... read more

Training courses for Everest, Denali and Antarctica climbs have started in the Elbrus region. Today, the guides and some of the participants conducted a survey of the place of classes on Elbrus. We went on snowshoes on the glacier, dug caves. We prepared equipment:  sledges, ropes, oxygen, snowshoes, tents, food burners, and much more. The main group arrives tomorrow. The participants will have a fantastic adventure, a lot of unique knowledge and ascent on Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club "Colombia Pictures" says goodbye to Colombia!

Lyudmila Korobeshko the leader of the group: Hello everyone from Colombia! Last night we took a walk in the Tayrona National Park. We fed monkeys and iguanas, swam in the bays, dived and enjoyed the views. We arrived in Bogota late last ... read more

 

Lyudmila Korobeshko the leader of the group: 

Hello everyone from Colombia! Last night we took a walk in the Tayrona National Park. We fed monkeys and iguanas, swam in the bays, dived and enjoyed the views. We arrived in Bogota late last night. We're flying home today. We really liked the country. Goodbye, Colombia! See you again!

After a successful ascent on the Tolima volcano, the team "Colombia Pictures" visited a unique object – the "Lost city" in the jungle of the Sierra de Santa Marta in northern Colombia.