Some short an extrac from long story about Jannu alpine first ascent.
Solo ascent on Chomo-Lonzo`s Main (7790m) West face.
Canadian Rockies. Mount Sir Douglas in Kananaskis Country. Possible this is a new route (?).
Valeri Babanov & Raphael Slawinski, April 10, 2005
|26.03.2004 List of ascents|
Valery Babanov and Yuri Koshelenko. February, 1998
Valery and Victor returned to the Base Camp after acclimatization ascent.
The way to the BC was very difficult: there was a lot of snow.
The porters refused to go Annapurna BC.
New project from Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev on Annapurna West face.
|16.03.2009 Spring 2009. Annapurna|
New route - direct of West Face. Annapurna (8091).
“Our ascent was under the threat of failure; the stone has hit Viktor on a head."
Gasherbrum is on the way.
|13.07.2008 We are up to 7 000 meters.|
Expedition objects are climbing three peaks in Karakoram: Broad peak (8047m), Gasherbrum I (8068m), Gasherbrum II (8035m).
May 1, 2008 Valery Babanov and Nikolay Totmyanin summited Dhaulagiri 8167m, via the NE ridge.
The new route will go on the west ridge of Dhaulagiri.
Valery and Nikolay climbed up to the 7100 m.
|25.03.2008 SMS from Valery and Nikolay.|
Valery Babanov and Nickolay Totmyanin are planning a New route on the West face of Mt. Dhaulagiri in alpine style.
|23.10.2007 Finally they are in base camp! |
|17.10.2007 Snow storms but they keep working |
|14.10.2007 Start! The first bivi at 5 500m! |
|14.10.2007 Tomorrow we will start. If we have not any surprises from he weather. |
|10.10.2007 Happy birthday to Olga! |
|09.10.2007 Tomorrow try up to snow at 5 600|
|05.10.2007 Pik Merra ascent. Just for acclimatization|
SMS from Valery Babanov and Sergey Kofanov
|03.10.2007 5 days old Base Camp. The route chosen!|
|30.09.2007 Base camp opened. Snow and snow again|
Choosing simple and fair methods of struggle a climber adds to new experience and affects - such his mental growth takes place.
My partner was psychologically unready for it.
So, now we are ready to climb Khunyang Chhish.
We need to get a good acclimatization (at least 6400 m)...
Kuniang Chhish is very well seen right from the Base camp.
Today is a second day of our trip.
Two enormous walls in Karakoram have been declared in the climbing permit.
Valeriy Babanov and Raphael Slawinski came back at home from Alaska.
|09.06.2005 New route on the MacKinley South Face|
Magic Direct for 14 hours