January, 2003 news
NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION:Denis Urubko, Marcin Kaczkan and
Piotr Morawski are going to reset Camp2.
January, 2003 Antarctida - Russia 2003: 01.30.03
about 01.00 a.m. Eugeny Vinogradsky, Alexander Foigt and Valery
Pershin in the hard wind conditions summited virgin peak and entitled
it Georgy Zhukov Peak. Congratulations to climbers!
The other team is working at Schwartze- they have climbed a quarter
of the whole route.
- Russia 2003 expedition: the team work at the route on
Peak Schwartze (2585m) in Voltat massiff, Peterman Mountain.
The route difficulty is about 6 grade/Russian.
team arrived to Antarctida on 01.26.03 They visited Novolazarevskaya
station. The main goal of the expedition - to climb virgin
summits in Voltat massiff and entitled them. Besides of topography
researches, the expeditions plans to conduct medical, biological
and psychophysical researches that concerns extreme polar
The team includes most experienced Russian climbers: Eugeny
Vinogradsky, Nikolay Zakharov, Valery Pershin, Alexander Foigt,
Gleb Sokolov, Piotr Kuznetsov, Oleg Khvostenko, coach Yuri
Baikovsky and a head of the expedition, vice-president of
Russian Olympic Committee, Valery Kuzin.
NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION:The Mount can surprise climbers
by a lot of difficulties: hard frosts, storm winds and avalanches,
and all of these moments are very cool in Winter. But the hardest
problem - as usually in the mountain, are climbers themself. Unexpected
tips of relations in the team can decsease the success of the expedition,
and it has nothing to do with the Mount.
situation in the expedition became very difficult. Gia and Ilias
have left the team, Vassiliy has to refuse taking part in further
work because of his family circumstances. But Denis Urubko has got
the very hard decision to stay with the Polish team. We understand,
what does it mean, but Urubko is Urubko - he couldn't make the easy
decision...The expedition is continuing.
NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: The Camp2 was swept away by the
storm wind. Maciej Pawlikowski and Dariusz Zaluski descended to
the base camp.
NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: Denis Urubko, Vassiliy Pivtsov
and Iljas Tukhvatullin set up the Camp2 on 6700m on the North Ridge
of K2 - 21 January.
January, 2003 NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: Krzysztof
Wielicki and Jasek Berbeka couldn't set Camp2 because of very hard
conditions at the route. They ascended to BC. Urubko, Pivtsov, Tortladze
and Tukhvatullin started up to the next attempt to set Camp2 at
Januaru 2003 The First Ice-climbing Championship took place
in Saint Petersburg on 18-19 January.
January, 2003 NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: Monika
Rogozinska wrote, that it's possible that Krzysztof Wielicki and
Jacek Berbeka will set Camp 2 (6600 m) on the route this Saturday.
Maciej Pawlikowski and Dariusz Zaluski fixed next 100 m of ropes
January, 2003 Asia
Travel Ltd., Uzbekistan -special offer for Communism Peak -2003
January, 2003 NETIA K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: the letter
from Denis Urubko
January, 2003 Asia Travel Ltd., Uzbekistan - company information.
Special offer: Lenin Peak-2003 program.
in Saint Petersburg: Alexander Odintsov
built the ice column in the yard of his house (Pesochny village,
not far from the city). This column is 14m high. The first Saint
Petersburg Ice-climbing Championship will take place here on 18-19
January, 2003 Serguey Siparov: RUSSIAN VACATIONS - the
trilogy - the wonderful funny mountaineering stories about ascents
to Korgenevskaya Peak, McKinley and Kilimanjaro. There is the library
of mountaimeering stories on Russian version, and now we begin to
publish the English version of the library. Read and have fun!
January, 2003 The Press Conference the team, which climbed Kilimanjaro
in June 2002, took place in RUSSIAN GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY on
the 9th of January. This climb was the part of the project 7+,
what means the conquering seven highest peaks of all continents
+ reaching the North Pole, devoted to the 300-anniversary of Saint
Petersburg. The next step of the programme - Peak Kostjushko.
January 2003 The interview with Krzysztof Wielicki -
by Monika Rogozinska, the correspondent of "Rzeczpospolita"
January, 2003 The letter from Denis Urubko (K2 Expedition)
January 2003 NETIA
K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: the camp1 (5900m) was set on the route
5 Jan. (details - soon)
January, 2003 Zailiiskiy Alatau - mountain region of CIS
January, 2003 Adventure Silk Road Group Inc., Nepal - company
January, 2003 Sir Christian Bonington greets climbers and wishes
them Happy New Year on our Christmas Tree.
January 2003 NETIA
K2 POLISH WINTER EXPEDITION: the team reached BC (5100m) The temperature
in New Year's night was -30,5 °C. (information: Monika Rogozinska)