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American Women Veterans Outdoors – Team Alpha Summits Mount Elbrus, Russia

August 17, 2017 by  
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At the summit of Mount Elbrus, Russia - the highest point on the European continent.

At the summit of Mount Elbrus, Russia – the highest point on the European continent.

On August 10, 2017, AWV Outdoors Team Alpha members, US Navy Veteran Amanda Burrill, Founder of AWV and US Army Reserve Sergeant First Class Genevieve Chase, and Israeli Defense Forces Sniper Naomi Schware successfully summited Mount Elbrus in Russia. Mount Elbrus at 18,510 feet, is the highest point in Europe and is considered one of the Seven Summits (the tallest points on each continent.)

AWVO Team Alpha is the first known team of women veterans to summit the mountain. The team hopes to secure sponsors and funding for a summit attempt of Aconcagua this winter, Denali in the spring of 2018, and Mount Kilimanjaro next summer (all also part of the Seven Summits). For more information, visit AWV Outdoors in the Programs tab or email outdoor@americanwomenveterans.org.

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