in 1953 (September, 5)
photografer, one of the best mountain and adventure photografers
to climb in 1972. His first high-altitude summit was Peak Lenin
stated the records in the speed ascents to all seventhousanders
on the former USSR (Pamir and Tien Shan). Three times took
part in speed ascent competitions to Khan Tengri. His best
time BC(4200) - top - BC was 14 hours. Speed ascent to Pobeda
Peak (7439) - 20 hours
new route (via Armenia) August 2003
time Winner and prizer of All Russia Mountaineering Championship.
climb (before the Himalaya period) - Peak Gorky - Khan Tengri
Traverse (it needed to climb above 6500 m during many days)
Lhotse 1997 and 2000
Lhotse Shar 1998
Lhotse Middle 2001.
North Face 2004
Leopard (many time) - he summited all seven-thousanders of the
former USSR: Peak Lenin, Peak Communism, Peak Korzhenevskoy, Peak
Pobeda, Khan Tengri - 35 climbs.
4 children, one grandson