Maryna Kopteva: "Big-wall climbing: female perspective"

Big-wall climbing: female perspective

Ukrainian climber Maryna Kopteva, will give a presentation about her strong experiences, climbing on the big walls in Asia, which she usually did in a small female team!
Maryna is born in 1981, started climbing when she was 19 years old and she will tell us about:

-the second ascent up a route on Amin Brakk (5850m / 1250m, A3, 6A),
-first ascent up a route on the Great Trango Tower (Pakistan, via a route of VI+,6b,A3 difficulties and 2580 hight, for which the team needed 38 days), for which she received the Russion Piolet d’Or and the Karl Unterkircher award,
-first ascent up a route on Kyajo-Ri (6186m, Nepal) via a route with 28 pitches and difficulties of VI M6 90°,
-first ascent up a route on Teng Kang Poche (6487m, Nepal) via a route 1900m high and difficulties of VI 6b A2,
-first ascent on the Golden Sentinel (5200m, India) via a route 900m high with difficulties of VI, A2/A3,
-expedition in Sichuan (China)…

For Maryna’s visit, we would like to thank the strong support given by the Charge d'Affaires of Ukraine in Macedonia, Mr. Rostislav Palagusinets, the MultiKop company and the Hi-Skopje Hostel!



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