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Elbrus 26th July 2008 Expedition News.

Elbrus expedition

The Team Leader: Chris Mothersdale
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Team: David Rowe, William Roome, John Hughes, Elizabeth Freeman, Richard Hughes, Hugo Grant, Robert McCormick, Yan Aung, Ruth Lees

6th August – SUCCESS Despite high winds, driving snow and extreme cold all the team reached the summit of Mt Elbrus yesterday. They are now back in the valley having a well earned rest.

3rd August – The team are now at the Prijut 11 hut, having climbed both acclimatisation peaks and rested in the valley. They will have an acclimatisation walk up to the Rocks of Pastukov tomorrow and then aim to make there summit bid on Tuesday at 3am. The weather has not been brilliant with wind and cloud, but fingers crossed they’ll get a break in the weather.

31st July – Chris texted the office today to say they had climbed the first acclimatisation peak. The team are all doing well and are looking forward to their next challenge

29th July – The team have arrived in the Baksan valley and have had there first acclimatisation walk.

23rd July – The team will be departing the UK on the 26th July

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