ELBRUS - 2008 EXPEDITIONS
In June - August we organized and served nine expeditions to Mount Elbrus. They
had interesting climbing programmes and they all finished very successfully:
After several climbs in the Adylsu Valley with our head guide Mrs. Marina
Ershova Martinus van Berlo, Robert De Vries, Ronald Dingjan, IJde De Yong, Bert
Oortgijsen (Holland), Francis Acke (Belgium) and their Russian guide Mr.
Alexandr Shilyaev successfully summited Mt. Elbrus on June 28.
Six members of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Elbrus - 2008 Expedition - Mr.
Vladimir Demushkin, Mr. Vadim Khrapun, Mr. Alexandr Khrapun, Mrs. Veronika
Misyutina, Mrs. Ekaterina Koropova (all from Russia), Mr. Barrett Christopher
(UK) and their Russian guides Mr. Alexandr Shilyaev and Mr. Andrey Afrin -
reached the top of Mount Elbrus on July 4.
A French group of the Allibert Elbrus - 2008 Expedition 1 - Mr. Jean-Fransois
Tripard (Allibert mountain guide), Mr. Adrien Bremand, Mr. Pascal Goubertier,
Mr. Jean Christophe Schwach, Mrs. Martine Visseaux, Mr. Frederic Beyaert, Mr.
Marc Mounier-Fouque and their Russian guide Mr. Andrey (Jnr) Ershov -
successfully climbed Mt. Elbrus on July 23.
After acclimatization and climbing in the Kogutay Valley a Dutch group of the
Edward Bekker Ski & Alpinisme Elbrus - 2008 Expedition - Mr. Franciscus Van den
Aardweg, Mr. Eduard Oeloff, Mr. Olivier Deiters, Mr. Wopke Hoekstra, Mr. Iwan
Lawerman, Mr. Rudolf Van Mouwerik, Mr. Ronald Van der Kleij, Mr. Karel
Menschaert and their Russian guides Mr. Viktor Ershov, Mr. Andrey Afrin and
Miss Nelly Bakulina - reached the summit of Mt. Elbrus on August 5.
A French group of the Allibert Elbrus - 2008 Expedition 2 - Mr. Alain Rougier
(Allibert mountain guide), Mr. Romain Legault, Mrs. Denise Roudet, Mr. Henri
Harroch, Mr. Jacques Rottenberg and their Russian guide Mr. Andrey (Jnr) Ershov
- successfully summited Mount Elbrus on August 6.
A South African group of the Adventure Dynamics International Elbrus - 2008
Expedition - Mr. Sean Disney (ADI mountain guide), Mr. Arveen Dhrampal, Mr.
Achmat Jackson, Mr. Petrus Jacobus Lotter, Mr. Rolf Dietmar Schindler, Mr. Dan
John Slater (ADI mountain guide), Mr. Trevor Malcolm Williams, Mr. Philip John
Sturgess and their Russian guide Mr. Viktor Ershov - reached the top of Mount
Elbrus on August 8.
A South African group of the ESKOM Elbrus - 2008 Expedition - Mrs. Shakira
Noormohamed, Mrs. Teresa Carolin, Mr. Patrick Napier, Mr. Omar Farouk Vajeth,
Mr. Zaheer Khan, Mr. Naresh Singh and and their Russian guides Mr. Andrey (Jnr)
Ershov and Mr. Viktor Ershov - successfully climbed Mt. Elbrus on August 14.
After several climbs and training in the Adylsu Valley with our guide Mr.
Viktor Ershov Mr. Christer Johansson, Mr. Stefan Johansson, Mr. Michael
Tonnesen, Mr. Peter Asvany and their Russian guide Miss Oksana Chekulaeva -
reached the summit of Mount Elbrus on August 28.