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Elbrus '13 team complete traverse

30th September 2013 | views | 0 comments

A as we were going to press, our team of intrepid readers on the Trek & Mountain Elbrus ‘13 expedition were arriving back from Russia having completed a north-south traverse of the mountain. The summit eluded them unfortunately due to white-out conditions on summit day, but the team made a magnificent effort to cross the saddle and make it down …

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Elbrus 2013 – Meet The Team

27th July 2013 | views | 1 comment.

The countdown is on to Trek & Mountain’s second Reader Expedition – Elbrus 2013 – sponsored by Berghaus. Below we meet the team and ask them what they are most looking forward to about the trip… Andy Teall Best trekking trip or moment so far: Camping at 5,200m, below the Renjo La in Everest region. Stunning views, freezing cold and …

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Elbrus 2013 – The Challenge

9th March 2013 | views | 0 comments

  Hot on the heels of Trek & Mountain’s successful ‘Kili The Hard Way’ expedition in January ’13 comes our next adventure featuring you, our readers! On August 9th-19th 2013, a team of 12 readers plus Trek & Mountain will be heading to Russia to climb Europe’s highest peak, Mt Elbrus. Normally climbed from either the north or the south …