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Once came to the mountains and never did anything else but climbing . Well acquainted with Caucasian alpine climbing routs ,Crimean classic rock climbing routs, speak Russian,Ukraian, English (not yet forgotten) and Czeck.Presently working at ski resort Krasnaya Poliana in Russia. Please call me 8-988-169-38-90
Sport and trad climber since 1968 still active. I live in the center of Winter Olympics 2014 city of Sochi quite near the sea, climbing all the year round (it is generally warm there, 265 sunny days a year) the nearby walls mainly in an hour drive from my home, I even happen to have there a via ferrata 250 mtrs long.

Sochi, Krasnaja Poliana

Best Climbing Experience
five Caucasian summits during one week ranging from 4200 to 4600 m in 2010
Elbrus east summit 5621 m in February

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Logbooks Volunteer
Moderator for 2 crags, checking missing climbs added to the logbooks: Bezengi, Digoria

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Anything Else We Should Know
Well acquainted with local inhabitants throughout Caucasus, some routs in Georgia,Crymea- to put it mildly, all the regions not to be visited by British climbers according to Foreign Office recommendations, Crimea as well.

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