Elbrus 2019 – The Celebration Continues

Greetings Comrades,

We woke up to a clear, sunny day in Terskol— the nicest weather yet. Over a leisurely breakfast, we watched a slideshow of photos from our climb put together by Andrey, our Russian guide. Fantastic shots, and fun to look back on the experience with the benefit of some sleep and some more oxygen than was available to us on summit day.

The main activity of the day was a short hike to a local fishing spot called Narzan. Pictured below: Jessica had no problem catching the first fish of the day;  Cody’s fish (under the green bucket) almost got away; Rob did a great job on the climb, but fishing… not so much; Bryson made it look easy!

We ate our catch and a lot of other food and washed it down with an assortment of beverages. The warm sun and the laid back atmosphere of Narzan was a perfect way to spend the afternoon.

We’re going to have an early start tomorrow as we make our way to the airport in Mineral Vody for our flight up to St Petersburg.

Thanks for following!

Carole

 

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