Elbrus 2015︱Summit success!

Elbrus Summit Success for the Adventures Global team on Elbrus. Congratulations! Five out of the six climbers in the team summited today in dreadful weather. the temperature was minus 17 and the wind blew at 35 kph. Unfortunately, Ronnie did not summit with the rest...

Elbrus 2015︱Preparing for the summit

This morning we woke to a glorious day at the Base Camp of Elbrus. We have been checking the weather forecast regularly and everything has been pointing towards tomorrow being a good day for a summit, so after breakfast we sharpened up on our ice axe skills and did...

Elbrus 2015︱Up to Pastukhov Rocks

After breakfast, the team made their way up to Pastukhov Rocks at around 4,700 metres. This took about four hours. The weather turned and everyone could feel the static in the air, just before it began snowing heavily. We decided to descend immediately. It was a long...

Elbrus 2015︱The Barrels

At The Barrels Yesterday the Adventures Global team rode the ski-lifts up to the Barrels at 3,800 metres and then climbed up to the Diesel Hut at 4,200 metres. It was a long day, but everyone enjoyed getting onto some snow and ice with their crampons. Today the team...

Elbrus 2015︱The summit of Cheget

The team arrived safely in Terskol yesterday. We are now on the summit of Cheget as part of our first acclimatisation day. We rode the ski lifts and then climbed the rest of the way. We are at 3,500 metres and everyone is feeling...

Elbrus 2015 | The team arrive in Moscow

The Adventures Global team all arrived in Moscow yesterday. They spent the day  taking in all the city sights and had an awesome time together. This morning they make their way back to the airport to fly to Mineral Vody. Everyone is super excited about what lies...