Mt. Elbrus: Grom & Team Ready for Summit Bid

Posted by: Casey Grom | July 26, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Elbrus Southside
Elevation: 12,000'

Hello everyone:

Today is our rest day before we make our summit attempt. We got up a little early for a little crampon practice while the snow was still firm and familiarized ourselves with our ice axes. We had breakfast and then spent a little time playing cribbage. After lunch we had our summit talk to prepare ourselves for tonight’s climb. Everyone is ready and all we need now is a little good weather!

Keep your fingers crossed for us.
RMI Guide Casey Grom and crew

Garabashi Hut at sunset. Photo: RMI Collection

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Good Luck Mr. Barber & Team!

Posted by: The Pages on 7/27/2013 at 7:31 am

Fatima,
Now this is the fun part of the trip! Hope you all have a great climb. Peter

Posted by: Peter Williamson on 7/27/2013 at 6:12 am

Praying for excellent weather! Aloha!!

Posted by: kara on 7/26/2013 at 9:25 pm

Great pictures. Today is the D-day. Good luck and be safe

VILAS CHAYA

Posted by: Vilas Lonakadi on 7/26/2013 at 8:28 pm

Hey Debra…. Good luck from your Kilimanjaro buddy!  You can do it…. Polle Polle

Posted by: john b on 7/26/2013 at 12:59 pm

Удачи
(Udachi)
“good luck” in Russian

Posted by: Les on 7/26/2013 at 10:16 am

hey pops…hope ur having a great time. be safe and good luck!

Posted by: Nikki and jek on 7/26/2013 at 10:11 am

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