The group of the 7 Summits Club "Birch Crew" climbed the Western peak of Elbrus, catching the weather window

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The Birch Crew group of the 7 Summits Club climbed the Western peak of Elbrus in difficult weather conditions. We managed to get into the weather window, which was ... read more

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  News of the Elbrus region. The Birch Crew group of the 7 Summits Club climbed the Western peak of Elbrus in difficult weather conditions.  We managed to get into the weather window, which was from 2 am to 11 am. We were at the top at 8 am. Besides us, three groups have risen today. Above the saddle there was a strong wind with gusts up to 60 km/h. We had to fight with such weather conditions today. 

 

 

 

 

A new group of the 7 Summits Club took the name "Birch Crew" and began preparing for the ascent on Elbrus

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. A group of the 7 Summits Club called "Birch Crew" has started an acclimatization program on the slopes of Mount Cheget. Today we went to the first station of the cable ... read more

 

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. A group of the 7 Summits Club called "Birch Crew" has started an acclimatization program on the slopes of Mount Cheget. Today we went to the first station of the cable car. Today was a normal day, with rain falling from time to time. In the afternoon, the participants took the necessary equipment for rent, and tomorrow we will climb the refuge National Park for further acclimatization before climbing Elbrus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti" made an ascent on Elbrus, despite the unfavorable weather

Andrey Berein, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti" successfully climbed on the top of Elbrus today. The weather was not favorable for us, but we made it in spite of ... read more

Andrey Berein, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti" successfully climbed on the top of Elbrus today. The weather was not favorable for us, but we made it in spite of everything!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti" has completed its acclimatization rotation and will be preparing for the assault on Elbrus on Friday

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The group "Children of Yeti" today made a climb to the Pastukhov Rocks. The weather has already been established in autumn. The sun is shining, but the frost from the ... read more

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The group "Children of Yeti" today made a climb to the Pastukhov Rocks. The weather has already been established in autumn. The sun is shining, but the frost from the wind is felt. This is especially noticeable on the Pastukhov Rocks. That's why we dress warmly. Tomorrow, according to the plan, we have a day of rest and preparation for the ascent, which is planned for Friday. The guides of the group are Andrey Berezin and Alexander Avtomonov.

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club climbed the summit of Mount Elbrus

Nikita Slotin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: Greetings to all from the summit of Elbrus from the 7 Summits Club group! In severe weather conditions, the group made an ascent on the Western peak of Elbrus! The team experienced everything ... read more

Nikita Slotin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Greetings to all from the summit of Elbrus from the 7 Summits Club group! In severe weather conditions, the group made an ascent on the Western peak of Elbrus! The team experienced everything on the route: wind, snow, fog. Surprisingly, the highest point gave the climbers a ray of sunshine! 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti " continued acclimatization already on the slopes of Elbrus and held training sessions

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: News of the Elbrus region. The group "Children of Yeti" climbed to the refuge National Park and conducted snow and ice training. We have mastered the skills of self-arrest with the help of an ... read more

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  News of the Elbrus region. The group "Children of Yeti" climbed to the refuge National Park and conducted snow and ice training. We have mastered the skills of self-arrest with the help of an ice axe and movement on fixed ropes. Tomorrow we are going to the Pastukhov Rocks. Guides Andrey Berezin and Alexander Avtomonov.

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti " began an acclimatization cycle before climbing Elbrus

News of the Elbrus region. The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti " has started acclimatization preparation for climbing Elbrus. Today we went up to the first station of the Cheget cable car. The weather was sunny and clear. ... read more

News of the Elbrus region. The group of the 7 Summits Club "Children of Yeti " has started acclimatization preparation for climbing Elbrus.  Today we went up to the first station of the Cheget cable car.  The weather was sunny and clear. Tomorrow we will go up to the refuge National Park. The guides of the group are Andrey Berezin and Alexander Avtomonov.

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "7 Cabbage rolls " climbed the Pastukhov Rocks and completed the cycle of acclimatization rotation before climb the summit of Elbrus

Nikita Slotin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Elbrus region: Greetings to all from the slopes of Elbrus from the group "7 Cabbage rolls"! In the morning, the weather was pleasant, but by lunchtime it had slightly deteriorated. This ... read more

Nikita Slotin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club, from Elbrus region:  Greetings to all from the slopes of Elbrus from the group "7 Cabbage rolls"! In the morning, the weather was pleasant, but by lunchtime it had slightly deteriorated.  This did not prevent us from implementing our plans! The group went on an acclimatization rotation to the Pastukhov Rocks. All happy and cheerfully went down to the refuge. Tomorrow will be a day of rest and preparation for the ascent.

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" made a successful ascent on Elbrus

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from the Elbrus Area: The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" in full force climbed the Western peak of MountElbrus. Today was a beautiful windless weather. At night, the lights of ... read more

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club, from the Elbrus Area: The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" in full force climbed the Western peak of MountElbrus. Today was a beautiful windless weather. At night, the lights of distant cities of Georgia and Turkey were even visible. The ascent for the participants was easy and even relaxed, everyone is happy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Today, our friend Garrett Madison, the famous organizer of Everest programs, climbed to the top of Mount Elbrus

American mountaineer, guide and organizer of Everest expeditions Garrett Madison came to Russia at the invitation of the 7 Summits Club. Today, he climbed to the top of the highest mountain in Europe, Elbrus, together with a client of his ... read more

American mountaineer, guide and organizer of Everest expeditions Garrett Madison came to Russia at the invitation of the 7 Summits Club. Today, he climbed to the top of the highest mountain in Europe, Elbrus, together with a client of his company Madison Mountaineering. Next, according to the plan, Garrett will go to Bezengi  region together with the guides of the 7 Summits Club Alexey Lonchinsky and Viktor Afanasyev. Goal: to make an ascent on our formidable five-thousand-meter DykhTau. Good luck!

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" completed the acclimatization rotation by climbing the Pastukhov Rocks. Ahead the assault of Elbrus

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" went up to the Pastukhov Rocks today. We climbed at a good pace. The weather was sunny, but cool. Tomorrow we plan to ... read more

Andrey Berezin, guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region:

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Wind of Change" went up  to the Pastukhov Rocks today.  We climbed at a good pace.  The weather was sunny, but cool. Tomorrow we plan to rest and prepare for the summit assault.

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The group of the 7 Summits Club made a blitz ascent on the top of Mount Elbrus

Alexandr Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello to all from the BLITZ group! Today our small group climbed on the top of Elbrus. The weather forecast promised a strong wind, but it did not come true and we were very lucky with ... read more

 

Alexandr Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Hello to all from the BLITZ group! Today our small group climbed on the top of Elbrus. The weather forecast promised a strong wind, but it did not come true and we were very lucky with this. We were promised 60 km/h, it was no more than 40-50. We have already descended, everyone is in excellent condition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new group of the 7 Summits Club has started an acclimatization cycle before climbing Elbrus

Andrey Berezin, super-guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region: The group named "American boy" has started a program of preparation and acclimatization for climbing Elbrus. Today we went to the first station of the cable car on ... read more

Andrey Berezin, super-guide of the 7 Summits Club from the Elbrus region:

 The group named "American boy" has started a program of preparation and acclimatization for climbing Elbrus. Today we went to the first station of the cable car on Cheget. It has been several days since the cyclone came to the region. Therefore, the weather was overcast, periodically drizzling rain. We were ready for this, and as necessary, we were insulated and protected from precipitation with the necessary clothing in this situation. For the recommendation on equipment, a special thank you to the 7 Summits Club from the grateful participants of the ascent. Tomorrow we will go up to the refuge  National Park, where we will continue preparing for the ascent.

 

 

 

 

Summit! Two groups of the 7 Summits Club successfully climbed the Western peak of Mount Elbrus

The group "Juan tea" used the reserve day and reached the Western peak of Elbrus. The weather forecast was not the best and was confirmed in some places. The wind reached 50 km/h. It was difficult to climb on the final leg of the way. The ... read more

The group "Juan tea" used the reserve day and reached the Western peak of Elbrus. The weather forecast was not the best and was confirmed in some places.  The wind reached 50 km/h. It was difficult to climb on the final leg of the way. The guides of the group Andrey Berezin and Alexander Dorojukov coped with the task and all the group members rose to the highest point.

The group with the guide Nikita Slotin also reached the summit of Elbrus on this day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club settled in the refuge National Park and continue acclimatization and training on the Elbrus slopes

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: Greetings from Elbrus! Today in the morning we went up to our comfortable refuge National Park, settled in it. And later we started for the second day of acclimatization. We conducted snow ... read more

Andrey Berezin, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Greetings from Elbrus!  Today in the morning we went up to our comfortable refuge National Park, settled in it. And later we started for the second day of acclimatization. We conducted snow and ice training, learned how to use an ice axe for self-arrest, walk on fixed ropes and in rope team. Now we have come down, had lunch and are resting.

The second group with Nikita Slotin as a guide had the same program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club climbed the slopes of Mount Cheget and began acclimatization rotation before climbing Elbrus

Alexander Dorojukov, guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello to everyone from the Elbrus area! Today we started to acclimatize on the slope of Mount Cheget. The weather for August is very gorgeous, sunny and very hot. The views are beautiful. ... read more

Alexander Dorojukov, guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello to everyone from the Elbrus area! Today we started to acclimatize on the slope of Mount Cheget. The weather for August is very gorgeous, sunny and very hot. The views are beautiful. Our teams are strong, the condition of all participants is excellent.

The guides of the biggest  group are Andrey Berezin and Alexander Dorojukov. Nikita Slotin works with another group as a guide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! Two groups of the 7 Summits Club climbed the Western peak of Mount Elbrus

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club "Crystal" and "Zenbrus" climbed the Western peak of Elbrus. The forecast promised wind up to 40 km/h. And in some places it was so. But in the area of the summit it was almost completely calm and clear. This ... read more

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club "Crystal" and "Zenbrus" climbed the Western peak of Elbrus. The forecast promised wind up to 40 km/h. And in some places it was so. But in the area of the summit it was almost completely calm and clear. This is how we celebrated the outgoing summer. The guides of the group were Andrey Berezin and Alexander Dorojukov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The group of the 7 Summits Club "Crystal" climbed the Pastukhov Rocks. Ahead is a day of rest and the storm of Mount Elbrus

News of the Elbrus region. The Cristall group climbed the Pastukhov Rocks today. The weather is sunny and clear. We were walking, enjoying the beautiful views of the mountain peaks that surround us. Summer is already leaving and it is ... read more

News of the Elbrus region. The Cristall group climbed the Pastukhov Rocks today.  The weather is sunny and clear.  We were walking, enjoying the beautiful views of the mountain peaks that surround us. Summer is already leaving and it is getting cold above the rock ridges.  We put on our down jackets and went to the top of the rocks. Tomorrow we have a day of rest and we will prepare for the ascent on Elbrus.  The group's guide Andrey Berezin.

 

 

 

 

 

Two groups of the 7 Summits Club settled in the refuge National Park and continue acclimatization on the Elbrus slopes

Alexandr Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: Greetings from Elbrus! Today in the morning we went up to our comfortable refuge National Park, settled in it. And later we started the second day of acclimatization. We conducted snow ... read more

Alexandr Dorojukov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Greetings from Elbrus!  Today in the morning we went up to our comfortable refuge National Park, settled in it. And later we started the second day of acclimatization. We conducted snow and ice classes, learned how to use an ice axe, walk on fixed ropes. Now we have come down, had lunch and are resting.

 The second group with Andrey Berezin as a guide had the same program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summit! The team of the 7 Summits Club "Wet Crampons" successfully climbed Mount Elbrus

Boris Egorov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club: Hello to all from Elbrus! Today, the Wet Crampons team climbed to the highest point in Europe. The night before our assault, there was a thunderstorm and snow fell, so the ascent took place in ... read more

Boris Egorov, a guide of the 7 Summits Club:  Hello to all from Elbrus! Today, the Wet Crampons team climbed to the highest point in Europe. The night before our assault, there was a thunderstorm and snow fell, so the ascent took place in not the most favorable conditions. Our participants were quite active, so we were almost the first among the groups to reach the top today. So, we trampled down fresh snow and made a trail. But it's nice that the not very good weather forecast did not come true, and we enjoyed the sun almost the whole way. Thank you to the participants for a great fast ascent! See you in the mountains!