TERSKOL, RUSSIA – Today we did our first acclimatization hike, ascending over 900 meters up the ridgeline in Mt. Terskol, which measured 2981 MASL in my altimeter. The weather was great, and we managed to have a glimpse of Mt. Elbrus itself, glacier white and majestic.
MT. ELBRUS EXPEDITION 2013
Hiking matters #354: Training climb – Ma On Shan in Hong Kong
Hiking matters #355: The start of our Mt. Elbrus climb
Hiking matters #356: First acclimatization hike – Mt. Terskol
Hiking matters #357: Mt. Elbrus basecamp and beyond
Hiking matters #358: To the Pastuchov rocks
Hiking matters #359: First summit attempt – Aborted!