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January - March 2010 news


Cholatse NF31 March, 2010 Cholatse 6440 m (Nepal) first climb has been made by Valery Shamalo, Alexander Gukov and Victor Koval, March, 20. Guys are just back to Saint Petersburg, and we wait their story soon. Cholatse is a mountain in the Khumbu region, was first climbed via the southwest ridge on April 22, 1982 by Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell, John Roskelley and Bill O'Connor.









31 March, 2010 Amin Brakk. Four women - two Ukrainians (Marina Kopteva and Anna Yasinskaya) and two Russians (Natalia Zlokazova and Galina Chibitok) - are planning Karakorum wall climb. Foto: Marina Kopteva



31 March, 2010 Lhotse, Russian expedition. Start today.

31 March, 2010 Makalu, Ukraine expedition. SW Face new route attepmt.


31 March, 2010 Makalu new route via South Face, between the SW Ridge (Czechs in 1976) and the SE Ridge (Japanese in 1970), is planned by American giudes Chris Warner and Marty Schmidt.

Makalu South Face


19 January, 2010 Kwangde Lho, David Falt and Vassily Pivtsov. New route isn't real, they'll try Russian route.

,  Cathedral19 January, 2010 Patagonia, Cathedral. Alexander Ruchkin, Vladimir Kachkov, Arcady Seregin and Tengiz Verulashvili headed to Patagonia Jan, 6. Their goal is peak Cathedral. They planned to climb two new routes by two parties, but yesterday they called that decided to climb all together.




19 January, 2010 Cerro Torre. Italian Fabio Giacomelli died in an avalanche January 1 at the base of Cerro Torre.