American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, China, Muztagh Ata, West Ridge

  • Climbs And Expeditions
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  • Publication Year: 1997

Muztagh Ata, West Ridge. Participants of the Tomsk Sport Club “Burevestnik,” Russia, climbed Muztag Ata (7546 m) by the west ridge on the following days in September: September 19 (Dmitry Bochkov plus four people); September 21 (Sergey Russkikh plus two people); September 23 (Sergey Kolotilo). The expedition was led by Stanislav Krylov and consisted of 12 people. Base Camp was established on September 11 at 4600 meters, Camp I on September 14 at 5400 meters, Camp III on September 14 at 6100 meters and Camp IV on September 18 at 6500 meters.

Vladimir Shataev, Russian Mountaineering Federation

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