Russian mountain ranges, by Martin Gamache

Russian mountain ranges, by Martin Gamache

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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.

Ural Mountains

Dagestan – Eastern Caucasus

2010: Erydag Northwest (3,887m), northwest face, Voronin Route, first free ascent. From information supplied by Anna Piunova,

Central Caucasus

2011: Kara-kaya West, southwest face. By Eugene Poltavets, Russia, supplied by Anna Piunova,, and translated by Ekaterina Vorotnikova

Muisky Range


Lake Baikal region

Kodar Range


2010: Taban Bogdo Range, Russian Miner (4,117m), northeast couloir; Ak Alakha Range, Ak Alakha (3,650m), east ridge. By Michal Kleslo, Czech Republic

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