Western Face Ê2 (8611 m),
Base camp: 5000 m,
Advanced camp: 5500 m,
Rocky bastion: the crux from 6500 - 6600 m up to 8150-8200 ended with gendarmes.
Further a sharp ridge according the photos sent by Japanese climbers.
Average steepness of the bastion 63 degrees with vertical sites. Technical rock climbing.
Six high-altitude. Spending the night: in tents.
Expedition start: End of May 2007.
* not using supplementary oxygen
* not help of high-altitude porters
* improve the credibility of Russian sport and gain prestige of Russia
Russia 's strongest climbers, most awarded for great achievements in mountaineering have been ed to take part in this challenge event.
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