Interview with Dmitry Golovchenko after the 18-day alpine style first ascent of a new route up the East Face of Jannu in the Nepalese Himalaya with Sergey Nilov. The two Russian mountaineers have called their climb Unfinished Sympathy (ED, 2500m)
Interview with Valeri Babanov after the alpine style ascent of the West Pillar of Jannu (7710m) together with Sergey Kofanov on 21/10/2007.
On 21/10/2007 Valeri Babanov and Sergey Kofanov carried out an outstanding ascent of the unclimbed west ridge of Jannu (7710m) in pure alpine style.
Interview with the Russian expedition leader who received the Piolet d'Or 2004 for the first direct ascent of the North face of Jannu.
The prestigious Piolet d'Or 2004 promoted by Montagne Magazine was won by the Russian team for its ascent of Jannu. Steve House won the spectators award for his solitary ascent of K7.
Alexandre Ruchkin and Dmitry Pavlenko of the Jannu North Face Expedition Spring 2004 have successfully summited the North Face 7710m
Expeditions: summit time is fast approaching. In the Everest region the second half of May is statistically the most important time of year for successful summit bids.
Alexander Odintsov and his Russian expedition members will attempt to climb the imposing North Face of Jannu 7710m this spring
Latest news from the Himalaya. the Russian Jannu expedition has abandoned its attempt, while Valery Babanov and Yury Koshelenko are currently going for their summit push