Mt. Elbrus: The Northside Team Reaches the Summit!

Posted by: JJ Justman, Seth Waterfall | September 02, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Elbrus Northside
Elevation: 18,510'

Hey everyone it is JJ Justman and Seth Waterfall and the ENTIRE Northside Elbrus team on the summit of the highest peak in Europe, Mt. Elbrus at 18,510’.  We have a beautiful day- sun is shining, birds are chirping, butterflies are flying.  And the team just did fantastic, 100% success. We’re very proud of the team.  We got a little bit of work to get down hill but tell you what, the team’s just doing great and we’re gonna get down to camp, have a little water and go from there. Thanks for following along. And thanks for all your wishes. We will touch base one more time, just letting you know that we got down safe and sound, but everything is great on the highest mountain in Europe. Ciao for now.

Update 7:55 a.m. PST:  JJ called to report the team is back at Camp 1, which is off the glacier.  The team is doing great and they have a lot of packing to do before the continue their descent.  The team will check in again from Kislovodsk.

Sun lighting the path to the Mt. Elbrus summit. Spectacular views on summit day. RMI Guides Seth Waterfall & JJ Justman with our local Russian Guide on the summit of Mt. Elbrus.


RMI Guide JJ Justman calls from the Mt. Elbrus summit!

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Congrats on summitting, team!  Looking forward to your feet being at sea level!

Posted by: Molly Mathis on 9/3/2012 at 7:02 pm

CONGRATULATIONS to everyone on the team!  So proud of you Ryan!! Have a safe trip down the mountain:-)

Posted by: Cheryl Kirwan on 9/3/2012 at 11:51 am

Hey Uncle Jeff you summited on Vic’s B Day :) congrats !!

Posted by: Jodi on 9/3/2012 at 5:40 am

Congrats Dave, Matt & the entire Team. Job well done!

Posted by: T & K Jay on 9/2/2012 at 11:19 am

Congratulations Lou and team! Praying for your descent and the trip home. So proud of your accomplishment.

Posted by: louis kayatin on 9/2/2012 at 11:16 am

Congrats! The mountain looks beautiful.

Posted by: Matt valentine on 9/2/2012 at 7:28 am

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