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The Neva Extreme Tourism Centre have organized the expedition to Urrielju peak 2519m (called also Naranxo de Bulnes - the orange-tree of Bulnes) It was the second ascent by this route, the first winter ascent

This peak is located in the Kantabria mountains (the northern part of Perinees)

Urrielju
urrielju

The team climbed via the"Winter dreams"(ED+ 500m A4) The first ascent via this route was realized in 1983 by two Spanish climbers who spent 69 days on the Wall ( the World record) Since that the route was repeated twice at summer
In 1998 French climbers tried it in winter, but after 16 days, with only 100m remaining to the top, they gave up.

west face

West Face of Uierrilju peak

 

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Blue line - Winter dreams
The members:
  • Alexander Klyonov (Yekaterinburg)
  • Anatoly Moshnikov (Saint Petersburg)
  • Nikolai Totmyanin (Saint Petersburg)
  • Viktor Volodin (Moscow)
The winter ascention the Urrielju peak via the "Winter dreams" was the part of the winter All Russia Mountaineering Championship.

Difficilty: 6b (Russian grade) 4A (French)
altitude difference - 470m, length of the route - 505m, including 460m A4, the route average 85 grade


working days 11 (74 hours), including preparation
Start: 13.02.01 Top: 23.02.01

on the wall

 

Information: Anatoly Moshnikov - Neva Extreme Tourism Centre.


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