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Elbrus Update 2 of 2: Summit

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Elbrus Day 5 – 13th March 2018 Waking up in the early hours this morning and having to duck outside to the outhouse, I questioned if the weather forecast had got it completely wrong. Today was our planned summit day and it was meant to be clear with light winds. It was clear, a brilliant night sky full of stars, …

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Elbrus Update 1 of 2: Acclimatisation

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Can They Make It Any More Difficult? Given the complexities of the Russian visa application process, you could be forgiven for thinking they don’t want any visitors… Ok, so I can hear you saying, “Why weren’t you more organized and apply the visa before you started the trip, rather than leaving it till the last minute?” Well that again comes …