Mt. Elbrus: North Side Teams Takes Rest at Camp 1

Posted by: Seth Waterfall, Pete Van Deventer | August 29, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Elbrus Northside
Elevation: 12,500'

We’re tucked in and doing great at Camp 1 on Mt. Elbrus.  Today was a rest day for the team but we still had to pick up some gear from our cache.  That got taken care of first thing in the morning and in the afternoon we did a little bit of training out on the glacier.

Tomorrow we’re planning on putting another food cache in at high camp.  Once that is done we just need a couple of days of good weather for a summit bid.  Wish us luck!

RMI Guide Seth Waterfall

Looking up toward the summit of Mt. Elbrus from below Camp 1.  Photo: Jeff Martin

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Paul

I’m very proud of you and I cannot wait to hear about all the exciting details of the climb. 

I love and miss you more than words can express.

Sherri

Posted by: Sherri on 8/30/2013 at 7:36 am

Hi Lisa,
All this talk of moving your food cache is making me hungry (and tired)
Best of luck on Summit day. Be safe
Lin

Posted by: Linda Poirier on 8/30/2013 at 7:23 am

We are very excited for you, good luck Lisa!
Scott
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Posted by: Scott on 8/30/2013 at 5:27 am

Paul, hard work looks to have gotten you and team ready for the summit push…fingers crossed the weather will hold…check this one off get ready for the next…Good luck, enjoy, be safe.  Fletch

Posted by: Fletch on 8/30/2013 at 4:14 am

Dave, the other members of Team Simba Sita are cheering you on.

Posted by: Simba Sita on 8/29/2013 at 3:41 pm

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