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Manasly (8163 м), North East Face

Himalaya, Spring 2006

Expedition chronicle

Central Sport Club of Kazakhstan Army
Mountaineering Federation of Almaty City

Under the patronage:
Almaty Rescue Service (051)
Kazakhstan Natinal Mountaineering Faderation

Denis's Equipment - North Face

Serguey's equipment - RedFox

Climbers: Denis Urubko and Serguey Samoilov (Kazakhstan)

Rout info :

MANASLU (8163 м).

The green lines on the left is Kukuczka-Hajzer route, alpine style, 1986. The green to the right is the normal route.

North East Face.

6А grade (Russian grade)

Ice sections were up to 75 degrees steep. As for rock sections, difficulty was 1 pitch 6a, 3 pitches 5c, and 4 pitches 5b (European scale).


Altitude difference : from 5300 till 8163 - 2863 m

Length: about 6000 м

Climbers: Denis Urubko & Serguey Samoilov

Start: May, 4 at 02 a.m.
Summit: May, 8 at 6 p.m.
Return to the base camp: May, 9 at 12 a.m.