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ADI SOUTH AFRICAN ELBRUS - 2005 EXPEDITIONS

In summer 2005 two South African groups were collected and sent to the Caucasus by Adventure Dynamics International. The first group of two persons was guided by Mr. Andrey (Bukh) Ershov and they successfully summited Mt. Elbrus (5642 m) on July 10. The second group of 8 persons was guided by Mrs. Marina Ershova (Ersh Travels, Russia) and Mr. Sean Disney (Adventure Dynamics International, South Africa). This group summited Mt. Elbrus on July 28.
Keith Braatvedt and Jason Vlanits on Mt. Cheget
Keith Braatvedt and Jason Vlanits on Mt. Cheget
Mount Elbrus, 5642 m
Mount Elbrus, 5642 m
acclimatization in the Adylsu Valley
acclimatization in the Adylsu Valley
on the Djankuat Glacier
on the Djankuat Glacier
Green Hotel Bivouac
Green Hotel Bivouac
in the Adylsu Valley
in the Adylsu Valley
Djantugan Peak, 3991 m
Djantugan Peak, 3991 m
Jason and Keith on the summit of Mt. Elbrus
Jason and Keith on the summit of Mt. Elbrus
view from Mt. Elbrus
view from Mt. Elbrus
waterfall in the Azau Valley
waterfall in the Azau Valley
Mt. Donguzorun, 4468 m
Mt. Donguzorun, 4468 m
Sean and his group on Mt. Cheget
Sean and his group on Mt. Cheget
on the way to Mt. Elbrus
on the way to Mt. Elbrus
Lee Ross and Sean Disney on the summit
Lee Ross and Sean Disney on the summit
Marina, Sean and group members
Marina, Sean and group members
short break during the climb
short break during the climb
Lee and Sean on the summit of Mt. Elbrus
Lee and Sean on the summit of Mt. Elbrus
during acclimatization
during acclimatization

photos: Andrey (Bukh) Ershov and Marina Ershova

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