is the life reached shining tops"
June, 2005 the group of the Kazakhstan climbers - Vladimir Suviga,
Valery Shapovalov and Natalia Skorohodova - has established a memorial
board near Manaslu base camp - to their friends who dead while climbed
from the book " We are dissolved in elements " by Valery
Khrishaty: "In Fall 1990 just after
" fantastic traverse " (traverse
Pobeda peak - Khan Tengri peak, including 15 tops above 6000 m during
15 days - ed. note) guys have gone to the Himalayas on
Manaslu (8156 m). The team consisted of eight persons: Kazbek Valiev
- the leader, Murat Galiev, Victor Dedy, Grigory Lunjakov, Zinur
Khalitov, Valery Khrishaty, Andrew Tselishev and doctor Valentine
Makarov. Climbing a wall route, in the Alpine style (without setting
of intermediate camps and supplementary oxygen) - they (who all
were experts), ascended powerfully. They have already climbed the
complex Manaslu icefall where the reliable safety is impossible
- and Zinur Halitov, Grigory Lunjakov and Murat Galiev on October,
7th were finishing to climb the upper part of the wall at the altitude
of 7400 meters. Not too much meters remained to the more easy way
before the summit... But there was a failure. Zinur, Grigory and
Murat were lost. Friends have buried them at the altitude".
December, 1995 Kazakstan team led by Kazbek Valiev devoted their
Manaslu ascent to friends's memory. They climbed normal route in
the heavy winter conditions, without oxygen - Vladimir Suviga, Yuri
Moiseyev, Oleg Malikov, Anatoly Boukreev, Alexander Bajmahanov,
Shovhat Gataullin, Dmitry Muravjev, Dmitry Sobolev summited Manaslu.
Mikhail Mikhailov (the yongest member in the team) and Dmitry Grekov
have done a lot of work in that expedition too.
Kazahstan climbers Grigory Lunjakov, Zinur Khalitov, Murat Galiev
Were lost on wall Manaslu 07.10.1990".