18 May, 23:18

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

 News of the Elbrus region from the group "Snow Runners". Today, according to the plan, we had a rotation to the Pastukhov Rocks. The weather is clear-windy. What is usual for the May Elbrus. In 4 hours, with halts and photo stops, we reached an altitude of 4500 meters. From where we descended to the National Park refuge. Tomorrow is a day of rest according to the program. We will prepare for the ascent.