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The following mountain ranges or regions have been featured recently in the AAJ. Pages for individual Climbs & Expeditions reports from each of these areas will be introduced as reports are added. In general, ranges, regions, and reports begin in the west and continue eastward, and within that the flow is typically north to south.
Dagestan – Eastern Caucasus
2010: Erydag Northwest (3,887m), northwest face, Voronin Route, first free ascent. From information supplied by Anna Piunova, www.mountain.ru
2011: Kara-kaya West, southwest face. By Eugene Poltavets, Russia, supplied by Anna Piunova, mountain.ru, and translated by Ekaterina Vorotnikova
Lake Baikal region
2010: Taban Bogdo Range, Russian Miner (4,117m), northeast couloir; Ak Alakha Range, Ak Alakha (3,650m), east ridge. By Michal Kleslo, Czech Republic