Elbrus Planning

7 August 2007:

Flight (KLM 903) from Amsterdam Schiphol (dept. 9:35 h) to Moskou Sheremetyevo  (arr. 14:50 h); Transfer to Hotel Izmailovo-Alpha; sightseeing Moskou

8 August 2007:

Flight with Siberia7 (S7 1213) from Moskou Domodedovo (dept. 12:50 h) to Mineralnye Vody; Transfer (4 h) via Baksan to hotel in Azau.

9 August 2007:

Acclimatisation tour climbing Mt Cheget (3601 m)

10 August 2007:

Acclimatisation tour to Barrels Camp (materials transfer): ascend from Terskol with cable cart to ~3600 m and subsequently climb to Barrels Camp ~ 3800 m; return to hotel.

11 August 2007:

Climb to Barrels camp with remaining luggage; climb to ~4500 m and practice techniques

12 August 2007:

Climb to 5000 m

13 August 2007:

Acclimatisation day

14 August 2007:

Summit day

15  Augsut 2007:

Reserve day for summiting

16  August 2007:

Return to base camp

17 August 2007:

Transfer to Mineralnye Vody Airport (4 uur) and flight to Moskou Domodedovo.

18 August 2007

Return Flight (KLM 906) from Moskou Sheremetyevo (dept. 19:05 h)  to Amsterdam Schiphol (arr. 20:40 h)