Elbrus Team #2 (Meow) Relocates

Friends, Family & Loved Ones,

Today was a long travel day from St Petersburg in the North of Russia to the Baksan Valley, near the border of Georgia in the South. The travel logistics were challenging, with a flight delay and computer glitch at the airport …

but we are at our destination now and all excited to be here in the mountains at the base of Mount Elbrus.

At an elevation of over 6,500 feet, the air here is fresh and cool with the scent of the pine forest that surrounds the village of Terskol, our base for the next couple of days.

We are all looking forward to getting some rest tonight and to stretching our legs tomorrow on our first acclimatization hike.

Spokane nochi (-“good night” in Russian),

Carole & Vern Tejas

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