Festival "Seven Summits", summer 2017, Elbrus, Russia. Press release
The 7 Summits Club announces for the summer of 2017 a new festival dedicated to the program of climbing the highest peaks of all continents - "Seven Summits".
Dates of the festival: June 24th to July 2th, 2017
Location – Polyana (Glade) Azau in Terskol village, the slopes and the summits of Mount Elbrus.
The festival will consist of two parts.
The Official Part: 29th June – 2th July
Meeting of climbers on the "Seven Summits", the presentation of medals and diplomas, awarding ceremony.
The Informal Part: 24th June – 29th June
Mass ascent on Elbrus, setting a Guinness record.
We want to make the main event of the festival a gala evening with the presentation of medals "All Seven Summiter" and the relevant certificates. All Russian SevenSummiters will be invited, as well as special guests, the climbers on the "Seven Summits" from the various countries of the world.
But no less important, we believe…
A mass ascent on The Mount of Elbrus
In order to establish the Guinness record for the number "seven summits climbers" gathered together on the same mountain.
Also in the festival program scheduled: speed races (competitions) on Elbrus, presentations and guest speaking, exhibition of photographs, best films and movies awarding, cultural program ...
And a lot of communication with fans to collect the summits in an informal atmosphere.
To participate in the festival "Seven Summits", except for Russian climbers we will invite to the first Seven Summits climbers from each country, first of the project, as well as other authors of unique achievements. We expect coming many interesting guests, new acquaintances, “a sea of communication”!
We would be grateful for any comments and suggestions for the organization of our festival.