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Summit! The main group of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club on Manaslu has reached the highest point 8,156 meters. Yana Zharkova set a Russian record on her birthday

The main group of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club climbed to the highest point of the Manaslu massif this morning. Victor Volodin (head), Yana Zharkova, Nikolai Lukin, Nikolai Shipilov and 5 Sherpa guides who accompanied them ... read more

 The main group of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club climbed to the highest point of the Manaslu massif this morning. Victor Volodin (head), Yana Zharkova, Nikolai Lukin, Nikolai Shipilov and 5 Sherpa guides who accompanied them successfully reached the summit. Yana did it on her birthday, and at the age of 23 she became the record holder of Russia as the youngest climber on the eight-thousandther. We are waiting for a message about the descent to the base camp.

  

List of Sherpas :

 1: Lakpa Sherpa-Makalu 1 🇳🇵 6:30am

2: Tashi Sherpa-Makalu 1 🇳🇵 6:30am

3: Lakpa Tenje Sherpa-Makalu 1🇳🇵6:30am

4: Ong Dorchi Sherpa-1 🇳🇵6:30am

5: Ngang temba sherpa-Makalu 1🇳🇵6:30am

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Another member of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club to Manaslu in Nepal has reached the highest point. Moreover, Ruslan Laukart started from Camp-3 and went down to the base camp!

Manaslu! Another summit! Today at 5.50 in Nepal, another member of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club Ruslan Laukart made a successful ascent on Manaslu. He came out of Camp 3 (6800m). And by lunchtime he went down to the Base Camp! ... read more

Manaslu! Another summit! Today at 5.50 in Nepal, another member of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club Ruslan Laukart made a successful ascent on Manaslu. He came out of Camp 3 (6800m).  And by lunchtime he went down to the Base Camp! That's the speed!

The rest of the expedition members are now in the Assault Camp 4 (7400) and are preparing for the ascent tonight! We hold our fists for them! By the way, Yana Zharkova will go on the assault on her birthday. On September 24, she turns 23, and she may become the youngest Russian woman ever to climb the eight-thousandth peak.

 

 

Roman Laukart and our Dandy cook at Manaslu Base Camp. Just after the summit.

 

 

 

 

SUMMIT! Today Andrey Kazakov, a member of the 8000 Club expedition, climbed Manaslu. The ascent was carried out without the use of additional oxygen!

There is the first member of our group at the summit! Tonight, a member of the 8000 Club expedition Andrey Kazakov ascended to the top of Manaslu WITHOUT additional oxygen! Now Andrey is already in Camp-3. By tradition, we will be able to ... read more

There is the first member of our group at the summit! Tonight, a member of the 8000 Club expedition Andrey Kazakov ascended to the top of Manaslu WITHOUT additional oxygen! Now Andrey is already in Camp-3. By tradition, we will be able to finally congratulate Andrey on the first eight-thousandth when he goes down to the Base Camp.

The rest of the participants are now in Camp-3. Tonight, part of the team will already storm the summit, and two more participants will make the march to Camp-4 and will prepare for the summit assault tomorrow night.

We wish good luck to the team members!

 

 

The Quintessence team is going to start for the summit of Manaslu in Nepal tonight. The decisive day is scheduled for September 24

The expedition of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club on Manaslu, led by Viktor Volodin, started on September 5. Two weeks of approaches and acclimatization rotations are behind us. And tonight, a group with the intriguing name ... read more

The expedition of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club on Manaslu, led by Viktor Volodin, started on September 5.  Two weeks of approaches and acclimatization rotations are behind us. And tonight, a group with the intriguing name "Quintessence" goes out to storm the summit.

 The plan:

September 20 - Camp 1

September 21 - Camp 2

September 22 - Camp 3

September 23 - Camp 4

September 24 - assault on the summit of Manaslu 8156m.

 Let's wish the participants good luck!!!

By the way, among them is Yana Zharkova, who may become the youngest Russian woman to ever climb the eight-thousandth peak!

 

Photos from a professional photographer

Austin Schmitz (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the rest day of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club on Manaslu, a colorful puja ceremony took place

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal: News from the group "Quintessence". Today, September 17th is a wonderful day, a day of rest combined with puja. Puja is a rite of worship of the gods, where ... read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal:

News from the group "Quintessence". Today, September 17th is a wonderful day, a day of rest combined with puja. Puja is a rite of worship of the gods, where a lama reads prayers, consecrates equipment, food and drink. Many participants of other expeditions gathered. And, characteristically, it rained before and after the prayer, and the sun shone during the prayer. All the participants of the expeditions took part in this ceremony. Everything went great. A string with a knot and a white scarf were tied around everyone's neck.

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 Photos from a professional photographer Austin Schmitz (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club during acclimatization climbed to Camp-3 on the slopes of Manaslu

News from the slopes of Manaslu from Viktor Volodin, by satellite: We made an acclimatization rotation, went to the third camp and spent some time there. Now we have gone down to the second camp, we spend the night here and tomorrow we go ... read more

News from the slopes of Manaslu from Viktor Volodin, by satellite: We made an acclimatization rotation, went to the third camp and spent some time there. Now we have gone down to the second camp, we spend the night here and tomorrow we go down to the Manaslu Base Camp.  We'll send photos from there tomorrow. The weather is good, sunny (even a little burned), everyone feels great and is in a wonderful mood.

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club continued acclimatization on the slopes of the Manaslu peak. The milestone of 7000 meters has been reached

The head of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin by satellite phone from the slopes of Manaslu: Immediate plans. From the second camp we go up to 7000m. Or, if possible, higher. We return to Camp 2, spend the ... read more

The head of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin by satellite phone from the slopes of Manaslu:  Immediate plans. From the second camp we go up to 7000m.  Or, if possible, higher.  We return to Camp 2, spend the night and go down to the base camp. Everyone feels great and is in a good mood. The weather is good.

 Photos from professional photographer Austin Schmitz (USA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The team of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club Manaslu-23 goes to the second acclimatization rotation

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal: Today, the Quintessence group goes to the second rotation: the First camp, the Second camp with an overnight stay. We will try to climb above Camp-2 for ... read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal:

Today, the Quintessence group goes to the second rotation: the First camp, the Second camp with an overnight stay. We will try to climb above Camp-2 for acclimatization and then go down to the base camp. Big greetings to everyone!

 Breaking news from Manaslu. Viktor Volodin is in touch via satellite. The group reached Camp 1 (5700m) The condition of the route is good. The camp is well equipped, its own large tent-dining room, comfortable accommodation of participants. The weather is good, light snow. Everyone is feeling great and in a good mood. Tomorrow, according to the plan, the climb to Camp 2, communication is also via satellite.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Participants of the expedition of the 7 Summits Club and the 8000 Club to Manaslu made an acclimatization rotation to Camp 1. To the height of Elbrus

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin sends from Nepal: Hello everyone! Information from Manaslu Base Camp. The weather has finally recovered today. In the morning, the sun's rays began to gently awaken the whole ... read more

 

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin sends from Nepal:

Hello everyone!  Information from Manaslu Base Camp. The weather has finally recovered today. In the morning, the sun's rays began to gently awaken the whole camp, people began to climb out of the tents and enjoyed the sun's rays. Our group had a rotation scheduled for today before the first camp.  We slowly crossed the five thousandth milestone and then reached the height of Elbrus. Then there was a descent to the Base Camp.  Everyone feels good, tomorrow we rest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The participants of the expedition on Manaslu in Nepal went up to the base camp

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal: News from the Manaslu expedition. The team reached the base camp. The weather is good, but a little rainy. read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal:

News from the Manaslu expedition. The team reached the base camp. The weather is good, but a little rainy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The participants of the expedition of the 8000 Club and the 7 Summits Club on Manaslu arrived in the village of Samagaon

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal: A group of climbers on Manaslu has appropriated a name "Quintessence" and flew to the village with the romantic name Samagaon. The mood is fighting, we are ... read more

The guide of the 7 Summits Club and 8000 Club Viktor Volodin reports from Nepal:

A group of climbers on Manaslu has appropriated a name "Quintessence" and flew to the village with the romantic name Samagaon.  The mood is fighting, we are waiting for another participant who should arrive tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Manaslu team of the 7 Summits Club has received permits and is ready to fly to Samagaon, to the beginning of the route

Colleagues, friends, all the formalities have been completed and permits for Mount Manaslu have been obtained. Departure tomorrow. The group is almost fully prepared for departure to Samagaon, everyone is cheerful. Your Victor Volodin. read more

 

Colleagues, friends, all the formalities have been completed and permits for Mount Manaslu have been obtained. Departure tomorrow. The group is almost fully prepared for departure to Samagaon, everyone is cheerful. Your Victor Volodin.