Pico De Aneto

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Pico De Aneto ** Pico de Aneto is within the borders of Spain and the highest mountain of the Pyrenees. It’s located in the Huesca region at the border of France. Height 3404 meters. ** Pico De Aneto is accessible from Barcelona or from Tolousse, France. ** A direct flight of 3.5 hours from Istanbul to Barcelona is available. I arrived in Barcelona via Lufthansa in Munich for 6 hours. ** First of all you need to reach Sants Estacio Street by bus from Barcelona Airport. Sants Estacio has a… Read More

Mount Kenya, Lenena

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Mount Kenya, Lenena After ten negative stories we heard about the Kenyans and Nairobi, the tension we experienced at the border crossing was further enhanced by the attitude of the officials. The border police who learned we were Turkish kept us waiting for half an hour. Our passports are on the table table. The files come out of the three-door gates and we are finally convinced that we are climbers, not agents, and we can barely pass from the border. Nairobi After 3 hours, we reach Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi.… Read More

Elbrus

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Elbrus ** Elbrus Mountain climbing was realized by a two-person team consisting of Cenk Ertekin and Utku Ayrılmaz.  ** Dates of climbing; September 20 – September 30, 2002. ** On climbing, apart from the Turkish team, the Belgian, Ukrainian, and Japanese teams struggled to climb the tough mountain. ** Mount Elbrus lies within the territory of the Russian Federation. It is located in a region affiliated to the Kabardino-Balkaria Republic. ** Russian visa is sufficient to enter the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. ** At the end of a 2-hour flight from… Read More