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July 2012 - Moe Al Thani
First Qatari man to summit Mount Everest and to climb the Seven Summits.
First Qatari, Mount Everest, Entrepreneur, Qatar's royal family, Mountaineer, Brand ambassador for Reach Out To Asia, Founder of musafir.com, Sharjah Paintball Park, Grab n’ Go, Al Nawras Hospitality, Tamween Catering
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July 2012

Next on the list Mt.Elbrus

  |   7Summits, Elbrus   |   No comment
In just over 3 weeks I will be attempting to climb Mt. Elbrus, the highest mountain in Europe standing 5,642m(18,510ft). Many think that Mt.Blanc is highest in Europe where it is a technical climb, however it is not even one of the top 5. The top 5 lie in the Caucasus mountain range.
Mount Elbrus is located in the western Caucasus mountain range, in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay–Cherkessia, Russia, near the border of Georgia.
Elbrus at 5.642m is an extreme, high altitude climb. I should be comfortable climbing up to 8 hours per day. Summit day is the most demanding portion of the climb, typically involving 8 hours for the ascent and 7 hours for the descent, that is 15hr straight . The expedition requires strength & endurance. Being in sound physical condition is the single most important aspect for me to maximize my chances to summit. The better my physical condition, the more likely I will perform well and have an enjoyable experience. I had my issues with other mountains, you can never underestimated the fitness level needed to fully enjoy they trip.
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