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Summit! The team of the 7 Summits Club "Shvili of Mountains" with the guide Maxim Shakirov climbed Mount Kazbek

Guide Maxim Shakirov from Georgia: Greetings to all from Sakartvelo from the team "Shvili of Mountains"! We had a very long day today: we got wet in the rain, jumped through crevasses, listened to rockfalls, and also saw Elbrus in the ... read more

Guide Maxim Shakirov  from Georgia:  Greetings to all from Sakartvelo from the team "Shvili of Mountains"! We had a very long day today: we got wet in the rain, jumped through crevasses, listened to rockfalls, and also saw Elbrus in the distance from the top of Kazbek!

We're going to bed now…

The photo shows us today at the summit of Kazbek, with the whole team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club "Hello, Mountain Fever" completed its program in the Pamirs, the climbers of Lenin Peak received well-deserved awards

Lenin Peak. Nikita Slotin, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Kyrgyzstan: The team "Hello, Mountain Fever" from the city of Osh! We have finally descended into civilization! It was a busy day. At first, there was a walk from Camp-1 to Base Camp, then - ... read more

Nikita Slotin, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Kyrgyzstan:  The team "Hello, Mountain Fever" from the city of Osh! We have finally descended into civilization! It was a busy day. At first, there was a walk from Camp-1 to Base Camp, then - packing things, moving to Osh, awarding, a festive dinner, packing things again and part of the group is already flying to Moscow! The rest of the participants will also fly home soon. See you in the mountains!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The guides of the 7 Summits Club have started working with the corporate group of Vnesheconombank of the Russian Federation in the Elbrus region

Manager of the 7 Summits Club Olga Startseva from the Elbrus region: Hello everyone! The corporate group of VEB RF arrived at the Cheget glade and stayed at the hotel "Povorot". After lunch, we held a briefing and checked the equipment. ... read more

Manager of the 7 Summits Club Olga Startseva from the Elbrus region: Hello everyone! The corporate group of VEB RF arrived at the Cheget glade and stayed at the hotel "Povorot". After lunch, we held a briefing and checked the equipment. After that, we went for a walk and got acquainted with the resort. Some of people took a walk to the Narzan Valley. And, of course, we got acquainted with the Caucasian cuisine, tried "khychiny". The group is friendly, everyone is in a fighting mood. Tomorrow we are going to acclimatize on Cheget. The guides of the group are Sergey Larin, Ilya Tsygankov. Manager Olga Startseva.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Chebureks with lingonberries" climbed to the Pastukhov Rocks for acclimatization

Elbrus. Greetings to all from the Elbrus region from the group "Chebureks with lingonberries"! Today we were not too lazy and climbed up to the Pastukhov Rocks. For this, they were awarded a bright sun and a blue sky, although it rained all day in ... read more

Greetings to all from the Elbrus region from the group "Chebureks with lingonberries"! Today we were not too lazy and climbed up to the Pastukhov Rocks. For this, they were awarded a bright sun and a blue sky, although it rained all day in Terskol. In 4 hours we reached the rocks, flew back in less than an hour - we were afraid to be late for the cable car.

Tomorrow, late in the evening, we go up to the refuge and at night we go to the Elbrus assault.

The group's guide is Lyudmila Korobeshko.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Shvili of the Mountains" made the main acclimatization rotation to the height of 3900 on the slopes of Kazbek

Greetings to all from the slopes of Kazbek from "Shvili of the Mountains"! Yesterday, our team, at a good pace (in less than 7 hours), having overcome a little more than 1500 meters vertically, reached the refuge Meteostation. To our great ... read more

Greetings to all from the slopes of Kazbek from "Shvili of the Mountains"! Yesterday, our team, at a good pace (in less than 7 hours), having overcome a little more than 1500 meters vertically, reached the refuge Meteostation. To our great regret, we did not have a chance to admire the surrounding beauty - rain and fog.

Today we walked to the church at 3900 meters and there we congratulated a member of our group, Alexandra, on her Birthday! We managed to get down to the weather station when it started raining again...

According to the plan, on July 29, at 2 am, we go out to storm. The group's guide is Max Shakirov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club "Olympioniki" made an acclimatization rotation to the height of 4200 on the slopes of Ararat

Ararat. Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Turkey: Greetings from the slopes of Ararat! Today there was a day of acclimatization. We climbed 4200 m to a high-altitude camp, from where tomorrow, according to the plan, we will go ... read more

Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Turkey:

Greetings from the slopes of Ararat!  Today there was a day of acclimatization. We climbed 4200 m to a high-altitude camp, from where tomorrow, according to the plan, we will go to the assault. The weather was favorable - the sun and a light breeze. Upon returning to the base camp at 3200, which already seems to be a resort, first there was hail (short), then rain with a rainbow and at the end of the storm with lead clouds passed by and disappeared behind Ararat.  After the descent, we prepared for tomorrow, crampons to the shoes, learned how to walk on crampons, passed a master class on tying shoelaces. At dinner, we tasted delicious dishes of Kurdish cuisine: juicy lamb, baked vegetables on coals, ayran, fresh vegetables. Your Boris Egorov and Anastasia Kuznetsova, with warm greetings from Turkey!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club continued acclimatization already on the slopes of Elbrus and in bad weather

Elbrus. Two groups of the 7 Summits Club climbed the slopes of Elbrus and settled in the National Park refuge. One of group is led by the director of the 7 Summits Club Lyudmila Korobeshko, the other is by our main guide on Elbrus Andrey Berezin. ... read more

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club climbed the slopes of Elbrus and settled in the National Park refuge. One of group is led by the director of the 7 Summits Club Lyudmila Korobeshko, the other is by our main guide on Elbrus Andrey Berezin. In bad weather conditions, the participants and guides climbed up the slope in the direction of the former Refuge of the Eleven and conducted training sessions on climbing on snow and ice. Tomorrow, groups will climb the Pastukhov Rocks.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The team of the 7 Summits Club climbed Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak. Vladimir Kotlyar, guide of the 7 Summits Club: The team of the 7 Summits Club climbed on the top of Lenin Peak. The highest point was reached by six participants and three guides. read more

Vladimir Kotlyar, guide of the 7 Summits Club: The team of the 7 Summits Club  climbed on the top of Lenin Peak. The highest point was reached by six participants and three guides.

 

 

 

 

 

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club began acclimatization on the slopes of Mount Cheget

Elbrus. Two new groups of the 7 Summits Club have arrived in the Elbrus area. Today they went up to the first station of the cable car, to the cafe Ai. One of them is led by the director of the 7 Summits Club Lyudmila Korobeshko, the other by our ... read more

Two new groups of the 7 Summits Club have arrived in the Elbrus area. Today they went up to the first station of the cable car, to the cafe Ai. One of them is led by the director of the 7 Summits Club Lyudmila Korobeshko, the other – by our main guide to Elbrus Andrey Berezin. On the way, the participants and guides admired the beautiful views of the mountains: this is, of course, Elbrus, the legendary glacier "Seven", located on the northern slope of Donguzorun, also the peak of Nakra. Tomorrow, two teams will go up to the refuge National Park, where they will continue acclimatization and preparation for climbing Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club climbed to our comfortable base camp on the slopes of Ararat

Ararat. Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Turkey: Today there was the first acquaintance of the team with Ararat, we hope that it is mutually pleasant! Ararat has opened and appeared in all its glory! We reached the starting ... read more

Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Turkey:

 Today there was the first acquaintance of the team with Ararat, we hope that it is mutually pleasant! Ararat has opened and appeared in all its glory! We reached the starting point at 2200 m and then climbed in 5 hours to the base camp at 3200 m. According to the plan, we will spend 3 nights here - 2 nights before the assault and 1 after the assault. In the base camp this season, there are innovations - electrification of the camp and tents, beds in tents, a shower and the novelty of the season-a samovar (a hookah will not surprise anyone). Greetings to all from Turkey from the slopes of Ararat! Guides Boris Egorov and Anastasia Kuznetsova.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Shvili of Mountains" made the first acclimatization rotation to the slopes of Kazbek

Group guide Max Shakirov: Today we spent the first day of acclimatization with pleasure and joy, climbing from Stepantsminda to the Church of the Holy Trinity. We gained about 500 meters in height. According to the forecast, we were ... read more

Group guide Max Shakirov: Today we spent the first day of acclimatization with pleasure and joy, climbing from Stepantsminda to the Church of the Holy Trinity. We gained about 500 meters in height. According to the forecast, we were promised rain, but it was not... It was comfortable, that is, not hot. In a word, we got a real pleasure! Tomorrow we have a climb to the refuge Meteostation, and on the 29th, according to the plan, we will storm the summit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The team of the 7 Summits Club climbed Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak. Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club, group guide: Today, leaving at 2 am from 6100m, the team reached the top of Lenin Peak 7134m. The success was 100%. All 8 participants and 4 guides reached the highest point. Now the team ... read more

Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club, group guide: Today, leaving at 2 am from 6100m, the team reached the top of Lenin Peak 7134m. The success was 100%. All 8 participants and 4 guides reached the highest point. Now the team is going down to the assault camp. The weather contributed to the success.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The big season of the 7 Summits Club begins in Ararat. A new group has arrived in the city of Van and is preparing to go on the route

Ararat. Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Turkey: Greetings to all from Turkey from the city of Van, the pearl of eastern Anatolia! From here, our team will start tomorrow on Ararat, the highest peak in Turkey (5165 m). Today was ... read more

Nastya Kuznetsova, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Turkey:

Greetings to all from Turkey from the city of Van, the pearl of eastern Anatolia! From here, our team will start tomorrow on Ararat, the highest peak in Turkey (5165 m). Today was a busy day. We met the group, found the lost luggage. Then we took a walk through the ancient fortress of the Urartu times, visited the archaeological museum, checked all the equipment, met the sunset on Lake Van, celebrated the meeting and got ready to go ahead to meet adventures! Your Boris Egorov and Anastasia Kuznetsova, 200 km from Ararat!

And yes, we practically took part in a Kurdish wedding!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The program of the new group of the 7 Summits Club on Kazbek has begun with a guide Maxim Shakirov

Maxim Shakirov, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Georgia: Greetings to all from the hospitable Georgia from the group "Shvili of Mountains" and the guide Max Shakirov! Explanation: in Georgian, "shvili" is a child. Now we are in Gudauri ... read more

Maxim Shakirov, guide of the 7 Summits Club from Georgia:

Greetings to all from the hospitable Georgia from the group "Shvili of Mountains" and the guide Max Shakirov! Explanation: in Georgian, "shvili" is a child. Now we are in Gudauri and tomorrow we will begin to acclimatize before climbing Kazbek. The weather is still cloudy, but everyone is in a good mood - we are celebrating the birthday of our team member Yulia!

 

 

 

 

 

The campaign "On Elbrus in memory of Dostoevsky's heights" was completed with a successful ascent on the summit with the guide of the 7 Summits Club Sergey Larin

Elbrus. The mission of the Dostoevsky Group has been fulfilled! The ascent on Elbrus in honor of the 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky took place on July 24. All the participants of the literary expedition reached the top at 7: 30 am. It ... read more

The mission of the Dostoevsky Group has been fulfilled! The ascent on Elbrus in honor of the 200th anniversary of Fyodor Dostoevsky took place on July 24. All the participants of the literary expedition reached the top at 7: 30 am. It should be noted that according to the forecast, there should have been a wind of 45 km per hour. But in fact, the weather conditions for climbing turned out to be much more comfortable. It is also necessary to note the good physical fitness of the participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Gazprom Nedra" made an acclimatization rotation to a height of 3750 meters

Elbrus. Alexander Avtomonov, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Northern Elbrus: The group of the 7 Summits Club "Gazprom Nedra" today made an acclimatization rotation to the height of 3750. Then all the participants and guides descended through ... read more

Alexander Avtomonov, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Northern Elbrus:

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Gazprom Nedra" today made an acclimatization rotation to the height of 3750. Then all the participants and guides descended through the "stone mushrooms" to the base camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Jet Snails" crawled on the top of Elbrus in bad weather and at an excellent pace

Elbrus. Vladimir Murzaev, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: On the first day we climbed the slopes of Mount Cheget. On the second day, we remembered what an ice axe and crampons are. On the third day, we climbed the Pastukhov ... read more

Vladimir Murzaev, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: On the first day we climbed the slopes of Mount Cheget. On the second day, we remembered what an ice axe and crampons are. On the third day, we climbed the Pastukhov Rocks. On the fourth day, we were preparing for an assault. And on the fifth day, in a stubborn struggle with bad weather, we reached the top in 6 hours, which is quite fast for such weather. It was July 23 at 9-20 am. The girls are very persistent and purposeful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "Apricots" climbed Elbrus in difficult weather conditions

Elbrus. News of the Elbrus region. The group "Apricots" today (23/07) climbed the Western peak of Elbrus. The weather was not easy: the wind was 50 km/h, sometimes cloudy and foggy, when I had partly to walk along a marked path, from one marker to ... read more

News of the Elbrus region. The group "Apricots" today (23/07) climbed the Western peak of Elbrus. The weather was not easy: the wind was 50 km/h, sometimes cloudy and foggy, when I had partly to walk along a marked path, from one marker to another one. And at finish of that, there was cold rain on the top. And all these natural disasters did not prevent us from reaching the summit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The assault is scheduled for the 26th. Alexander Abramov talks about the plans of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club on Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak. Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club, from Kyrgyzstan: Greetings to all from the team "Hello, Mountain Fever" from Lenin Peak! Now our team is resting in Camp 1 and is preparing to storm the summit of Lenin Peak. So far, only ... read more

Alexander Abramov, President of the 7 Summits Club, from Kyrgyzstan:

Greetings to all from the team "Hello, Mountain Fever" from Lenin Peak! Now our team is resting in Camp 1 and is preparing to storm the summit of Lenin Peak. So far, only 3 people have reached the summit due to the weather. But the weather is getting better and we have a chance.

Our team's plan:

24th Camp 2, 5300 m;

25th Camp 3, 6100 m;

26th ascent to the top and overnight at Camp 3;

27th descent to the Camp 1 4400 m;

28th descent to the Base Camp and transfer to Osh.

Guides Abramov Alexander and Nikita Slotin.

 

 

 

 

Wonderful photos from Vladimir Kotlyar from the acclimatization rotation of the 7 Summits Club group on the slopes of Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak. Vladimir Kotlyar, guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello everyone! The group "Maybe Two Hundred Options" successfully went on an acclimatization rotation to an altitude of 6100. We spent two nights at an altitude of 5200 in Camp 2. Now we are ... read more

Vladimir Kotlyar, guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello everyone! The group "Maybe Two Hundred Options" successfully went on an acclimatization rotation to an altitude of 6100. We spent two nights at an altitude of 5200 in Camp 2. Now we are resting in the first camp. Then there will be an assault on the summit.