The master of sports of the international class, the deserved master of sports.
Had made more than 100 ascents, of which more than 50 ascents V-VI grade.
First ascent to the top of Bhagirathi III (6454 m. / India) and the first ascent of Great Trango Tower (6250 m. / Pakistan) was nominated international competition "Piolet d'Or" in 1999 and 2000.
The first ascent of Lhotse Middle (8414 m.);
In the fall of 2003, the two-man team with Valery Babanov made the first ascent to the very top of the technically complicated Nuptse East, 7804 m. During this ascent has been awarded the international award "Piolet d'Or" 2003.
In spring 2005, he organized an expedition to a remote area of Tibet, the top Menlungtze, 7181 m. In the alpine style, a small group of 3 persons was quite steep North Face ascent Menlungtze (to the ridge - 6400 m.).
Russia's first president of the jury of the international competition "Golden ice ax", Grenoble, France, 2007.
2012 expedition to a remote area of Sabah (Kyrgyztan). First climb to the peak of Prometheus, and the new route to sail.