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Title: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: MoT on Aug 19 2005, 13:38
Finally put this baby to rest. Last Tuesday I summited Elbrus after 11 and 3/4 hours walking from the Barrels. The weather was fantastic - clear, not drastically cold but there was a stiff breeze on the summit plateau. Got back to the barrels 16 hours after setting out - we had to help a sick climber down so unfortunately I didn't get to go up the east summit as well - which was my original plan. (I had good acclimatisation from a recent trekking holiday in the Tien Shan)

I'm still in Terskol but I'll post some pics and a trip report in the next week or two.


 :)

Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: Brendan D on Aug 19 2005, 14:25
Maith an bhfear, Thomáis. Fan amach as an 'Wodka' !! Beidh sé an chrua ar do céann ‘s do bhólg - cósuil le Frenet in Argentina!!

Mar a deirtear in Connemara - "arramushalookit, I'll get it off my chest and I'll be grand"

B
Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: 7summits on Aug 19 2005, 17:09
yeah!, What Brendan said! ;D

Good stuff MoT!
Congrats
 8)
Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: Daisy on Aug 19 2005, 21:25
Very well done and congratulations MoT!

I can't wait to hear all about it when you get back. Sounds like you had a challenging time on Khan Tengri too.

See you soon
D
Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: MikeW on Aug 19 2005, 22:00
Good job and congrats!!!

What are your future plans?

I'm off to Antarctica in January 2006.

MikeW
Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: MoT on Aug 26 2005, 20:29
Whew! Finally got the pictures sorted out! Let me know if any don't load up.

I'll write a trip report later - been kinda busy since I got back

 ;) Enjoy

http://www.tightropenet.com/elbrus/elbrus2005/index.html

(If you're wondering why I had to go back, read http://www.tightropenet.com/elbrus/index.htm . )


PS - Brendan, rinne me dearmad ar an Frenet! B'fhéidir gur féidir liom bheith tinn (le bheith ag ól an iomarca alcól) ar bhárr na seacht sléibhe! Heh heh heh! Arramusha is right!
Title: Re: Elbrus - August 16th 2005
Post by: 7summits on Aug 27 2005, 00:06
Hey MoT!

Good stuff, again congrats. Great pics, let me know if you want to upload some and I will create a subcategory for you.

What are the next plans?

Oh, and Happy B-day 8)