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  • Ararat Speed Record
    17-03-2014 Ararat—the highest mountain in the world on relative height: distance from the bottom to top near 4300 м. Its absolute height (above sea level) makes 5137 м. At the end of July, 2013 expedition on Mount Ararat in Turkey took place. Five participants from the Basque Country successfully reached top and...
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  • Kazbek. Caucasus prisoners
    22-08-2010 Two Japanese women ascented the top of Mt. Kazbek (5033 m) in Northern Osetia. As ITAR-TASS informed the visitors from Japan came to Russia in order to ascent the Mt. Kazbek and the managed to reach the very top of Kazbek according to tourist route from Russian side. "Now they...
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  • Dykh-Tau, 2009
    26-11-2009 Dykh-Tau is the second highest of the Caucasus Mountains, after Mount Elbrus! This is one of the great Caucasian Peaks, facing the magnificent Bezingi Wall across the Bezingi Glacier. The first ascent in August 1888 by J.G. Cockin, W. Holder and H. Woolley with U. Almer, C. Roth was a major...
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  • Climbing the North Wall of the Eiger in the Swiss Alps
    (composed and translated by S. G. Kalmykov, edited by C. M. Roach) Climbing the Eiger north wall by John Harlin's route was organized by CET Neva high venture travel agency (St. Petersburg) as part of the Winter Championship of Russia 1996-1997. The ascent took 7 days. On February 28, 1997 the...
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  • DHAULAGIRI (8167 m), 1996
    DHAULAGIRI (8167 m), 1996. A. Moshnikov and S. Shibaev Foto by A. Moshnikov The expedition was organized by CET Neva high venture travel agency (Center of Extreme Tourism), St. Petersburg, Russia. Sponsors: Petrospek, St. Petersburg, Russia, and Gallina Blanca, Spain Expedition members: A. Moshnikov, CET Neva Director, expedition leader; A. and N. Shustrovs, CET Neva guides; K....
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  • International Peace Climb 1990
    The Earth Day 20 International Peace Climb was an expedition to summit Mount Everest during Earth Week 1990 led by Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mt. Everest (many years earlier), and marked the first time in history that mountaineers from the United States, Soviet Union and China had...
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