Mt. Elbrus: North Side Climb Reaches Summit!

Posted by: Pete Van Deventer, Jeff Martin | August 12, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Elbrus Northside
Elevation: 18,510'

The Mt. Elbrus North Side team reached the summit of Mt. Elbrus at 2 pm local time on August 12th.  The team had good weather for their summit attempt.  After taking photos and soaking in the views they descended to their high camp, broke down camp and descended to Camp 1.  The team will spend their final night on the mountain tonight and make their way to the trail head tomorrow for a ride back to Kislovodsk.

Congratulations to the Mt. Elbrus North Side Team!

The views of  Russias Caucasus Mountains as seen on approach to the summit of Mt. Elbrus.  Photo: RMI Collection Climbers en route to the summit of Mt. Elbrus via the North Side Route.  Photo: RMI Collection

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Well done Johann & all the team.

Posted by: Jackie Melllo on 8/14/2014 at 3:03 am

Job well done Jessie and Team!!!!

Posted by: Len and Cathy Gagliardi on 8/13/2014 at 5:41 am

Well done Jo & team :)

Posted by: Mark Asciak on 8/13/2014 at 2:59 am

Congratulations Johann and team!

Johann, we look forward to celebrating with you when you’re back in sunny Perth!

Posted by: MCS on 8/12/2014 at 4:42 pm

What a way to spend your fortieth birthday, John.  This is a birthday that you will never forget.  Love, Mom

Posted by: Mary Lou Lange on 8/12/2014 at 4:40 pm

Good job Geezer…

Posted by: bill alto on 8/12/2014 at 3:47 pm

CONGRATULATIONS!  Wiffie (Jessica), I am proud of you, great job. Team great job!! See you home!!

Love you sweetie!!
Hubby

Posted by: Hector on 8/12/2014 at 3:43 pm

Congratulations everyone!  Happy birthday John!!

Posted by: Becky on 8/12/2014 at 2:43 pm

Way to go Team Elbrus!!! Now bring my baby home…..

Posted by: LD Carani on 8/12/2014 at 2:30 pm

Congratulations!

Posted by: Cathy Young on 8/12/2014 at 1:42 pm

YAY! Congratulations to you all!
I am so happy you had good weather and good views.
Can’t wait to hear all about it.
xoxo to Bruce

Posted by: Joyce Pully on 8/12/2014 at 1:24 pm

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