Elbrus 2004                                                                                                                                                                back to homepage

members Heinz Göbel (Burgthann near Nürnberg), Edgar Nönnig (Thonhausen, DAV Altenburg)
time: 06.08.-20.08.2004

several acclimatisation tours from Cheget: valley Dongusorun, Cheget Koupa,
tour in direction ice camp, trip to barrel camp

ascent to the hut above Prijut 11, 4200 m

ascent for acclimatisation to rock  Pastuchov 4700 m
top ascent: start from the wooden hut, 4200 m:  15.08. 2:45 o'clock  till  11:15 o'clock
special strong wind above rock Pastuchov  till middle double top, weather situation very instabil while the first two days -evening:thunderst.
organisation: overnight stay, pick up and permission: agency : top travel, Moscow           

planning and gear in our own responsibility

Pyatigorsk, Lenin Statue
in the valleys,

Priyut 11,  4100 m
hut near Priyut 11, 4200 m
sunrise over Pastuchov rock,
about 5000 m

Mt. Elbrus
top view along head ridge in direction west top 5642 m