September, 2005 Dhaulagiri,
Angarsk expedition: Siberian
climbers from Angarsk plus Eugeny Vinogradsky and Alexey Bolotov
climb Dhaulagiri this Fall. Eugeny called yesterday:
September, 26 all team members descended
back to BC. The weather's very bad - snowfalls every day.
The team set Camp 1 at 5800 (tent and cave) and Camp 2 at
6550. They set the depo at 6800. Probably, in two days they'll
try summit bid, in spite there's the site at 7200, where climbers
need the fixed ropes.
September, 2005 The
first Russian who had completed the "7 summits"
program was Fjodor Konjukhov. Now in Russia and CIS are some
climbers who are about completing the popular and very expensive
program - Vassily Yelagin, Dmitry Moskaljov, Alexander Abramov,
Victor Bobok (all from Moscow), Ervand Iljinsky from Almaty.
September, 2005 Komsomol
peak (4376 m) speed race will take part near Almaty September,
15. Organizer - Kazakhstan Mountaineering Federation and Kazakhstan
Mikhail Osipov - the Winner of Elbrus Race 2005 (September,
15). Press release. Photo gallery.
Photo gallery from pre-expedition
to K2 West Face
team left BC. They retrieved C1 and C2 (lucky, they had two
pairs of spare crampons in BC) Today they're probably in Skardu.
Shabalin and Iljas Tukhvatullin: Khan Tengri North Face -
First ascent in two-members team.
Korshunov is 70 today! Happy birthday! He began
to climb mountains 51 year ago, summited Pobeda in 50-s, was
a member of famous teams led by Lev Myshljaev and Kirill Kuzmin
- the legends of Russian mountaineering. Summited Everest
in 1999 (not fixed officially yet, but Boris has some provements,
and E. Hawley is ready to fix the summit as soon as Boris
brings them to Kathmandu), Annapurna Central in 2004, climbs
7000-s every year, 7-times Snow Leopard. During 40 years he
was an examinee in Gazenko Institute of researches of the
human's opportunities in extreme conditions
September, 2005 Steve
House: NANGA PARBAT:
A NEW ROUTE ON THE RUPAL FACE CLIMBED IN ALPINE STYLE
September, 20052005 Banff Mountain Photography
Competition: Mead Norton of Auckland, New Zealand, was awarded
the Grand Prize for his photo Prayer Offerings on the Shore
of Namtso Lake, Tibet.
September, 2005 First
Arab Everest summitter; Zed Al Refai summitted Cho
Oyu (8201 m) at 13:50 22nd September and returned successfully.
Alhamdulillah. (The message by
Mountaineering & Alpine Climbing Club)
September, 2005 Simone Moro: Cerro Torre report:
Nothing to do. Too much snow
September, 2005 Simone
Moro: Cerro Torre report
19th Rock Master, the trophy for the climbing champions,
takes place on 3-4 September in Arco, Italy.