Letter from the expedition leader Kazbek Khamitsaev from New Zealand

A team of climbers of the project "Russia at the top of the world" under leadership of Kazbek Khamitsaev is already in New Zealand. Yesterday we came to the National Park Mount Cook, settled on the shores of Lake Pukaki. At 9 a.m., New ... read more

A team of climbers of the project "Russia at the top of the world" under leadership of Kazbek Khamitsaev is already in New Zealand. Yesterday we came to the National Park Mount Cook, settled on the shores of Lake Pukaki. At 9 a.m., New Zealand time, we made an official visit to the Center of Edmund Hillary, legend of world mountaineering. We are happy that we managed to meet him in Kathmandu in 1997, he left an autograph with his best wishes to command photography. Therefore, this is very important for us visiting the center and museum of Sir Edmund Hillary.

Next, we reached the area the highest local peak Mount Cook, in the center of New Zealand Alps. And we picked up on the shore of a mountain lake Hooker flags of Russia, North Ossetia-Alania, Sochi 2014, as well as a flag of our general partner of the project's, largest mobile operator MegaFon.

The expedition continues.

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Good news from Australia, our expedition climbed Mount Kosciuszko

According to information received, 11 December 2010 a team of climbers of the project "Russia at the top of the world" under leadership of Kazbek Khamitsaev in 12 a.m. on Australian time summited Mount Kosciuszko. We hope that all members ... read more

According to information received, 11 December 2010 a team of climbers of the project "Russia at the top of the world" under leadership of Kazbek Khamitsaev in 12 a.m. on Australian time summited Mount Kosciuszko. We hope that all members of the team have reached the top of the Green continent, including guides 7 Summits Club of Victor Bobok and Olga Rumyantseva. We will wait for the information from them.

 

Agency Osinform:

"Despite the fact that this summit is three times smaller than our last mountain - Aconcagua (6962 m) the ascent was not easy. A strong wind blew against. However, we should remember that our climb is dedicated to a very important event in our country - the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi in 2014, after us watch our fellow citizens, and it gave us strength. As a result, in 12 hours 14 minutes, we stood at the top of Kosciuszko, "- said by telephone Kazbek Khamitsaev.

Mount Kosciuszko is the third mountain climbers conquered in the project. Successful expeditions have already made to the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro (5895 m, 2008) and the highest point in South America Mount Aconcagua (6962 m, 2010). In 2011 we plan to climb was Mount McKinley (6,138 m, Alaska), 2012 - Vinson Massif (4,892 m, Antarctica), in 2013 - Mr. Everest (8848 m, Nepal), and the day of the Olympics in 2014 . - to climb Mount Elbrus (5642 m, Caucasus), with the Olympic flame.

 

 

The team of Russia at the tops of the world" starts to Australia

Today, on the night, a new 7 Summits Club expedition to Australia and New Zealand started. Two main guides of the Club Olga Rumyantsev and Victor Bobok gone in the direction of Australia. Now we are sitting in Dubai. Before boarding a plane ... read more

Today, on the night, a new 7 Summits Club expedition to Australia and New Zealand started. Two main guides of the Club Olga Rumyantsev and Victor Bobok gone in the direction of Australia. Now we are sitting in Dubai. Before boarding a plane to Sydney we have a few hours left and we are not to lose time, organizing a small mobile office. No difference from our native office in Moscow, the usual attributes - laptops, guitars etc...

Best regards!

Victor Bobok, Olga Rumyantsev.

The main part of the expedition (15) flies to Australia tonight.

 

 

“Russia at the tops of the world" expedition team consists of 15 climbers from North Ossetia plus two guides of 7 Summits Club.

The idea of this campaign was born almost two years ago, its initiator famous Russia climber, chairman of the Federation of North Ossetia, Kazbek Khamitsaev. In 2008, the project began, first summit to climb was Mount Kilimanjaro. The next goal was South American highest peak – Aconcagua (February 2010). The 2010 is also scheduled to climb the summit of Mount Kosciuszko - the highest point of Australia. In 2011 Russia climbers going up on Mount McKinley in North America, in 2012 - on Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Next year Khamitsaev will climb North Face Mount Everest by a new route.

Finally, during the 2014 Olympics the team plans to climb Mount Elbrus with Olympic flame. From this climb it will be organized a teleconference with the Sochi.

The project is supported by the Government of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Mountaineering Federation of Russia, Mountaineering Federation of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, the Alpine Club of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania "Kazbek".

Project Partner - OAO MegaFon