• Holder of the leading alpine awards - the American "Golden Piton" and the European "Grolla d`Or" received for the best ascent of 2007 (Jannu, 7710 m, Himalaya)
  • The youngest Russian Everest summiteer (at the age of 28)
  • Champion of Russia in the national mountaineering championship
  • May of 2006 took part in the rescue of Lincoln Hall (Australia) who was left to die at the altitude of 8700 m on Everest. A year later Lincoln Hall wrote a bestseller "Dead Lucky"
  • May of 2007 organized and rescued Marco Epis (Italian climber) from a neighbouring expedition on Everest. This is the first case in Everest rescue history as it was performed at 8300 meters by one person only.
  • In January of 2009 was awarded "The Honour” medal for this heroic achievement by "The Russian Award Committee".
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Famous Russian mountain guide, expedition leader and professional athlete. Active in mountaineering since 1994. Since 2005 have organized and led more than 50 successful mountain expeditions all over the world, including Mount Everest (2 times), Denali (3 times), Ama-Dablam, Aconcagua, Carstenz Pyramid, Vinson Massif and many other popular mountains in unique and remote locations.... Read more

Skills:

Languages:

English, Russian

Activity level:

  • Mountaineering Advanced
  • Hiking Beginner
  • Rock Climbing Beginner
  • Ice Climbing Beginner

South America, Argentina: Mendoza

  • 6 962 m / 22 831 ft
  • 15 people climbed it

Asia, Nepal: Eastern Region

  • 6 812 m / 22 349 ft
  • 2 people climbed it

South America, Ecuador: Provincia del Chimborazo

  • 6 310 m / 20 702 ft
  • 1 people climbed it
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Israfil Ashurly

  • 23570
  • Athlete
Gorgeous

Before the upcoming summer expedition 2018 to the Caucasus I decided to rent a set of portable radio. Exactly that model is used at Bezengi camp. During the day I was checking the radios. I'm satisfied with its work.
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Nick Nikolaiev

  • Outdoor enthusiast
Gorgeous

Organized easy pick-up of gear and gave great advice.
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Tanzania

2011

Tajikistan

2003, 2006

Nepal

2006, 2007, 2010

Asia, Indonesia: Bali

  • Batur
  • Mountaineering - 6 Hour(s)
  • 1 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Easy 
  • 1 people climbed it

Oceania, Australia: New South Wales

  • Mount Kosciusko
  • Mountaineering - 6 Hour(s)
  • 1 Nov - 30 Apr
  • Easy 
  • 5 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Alaska

  • Denali
  • Mountaineering - 21 Day(s)
  • 15 Apr - 31 Jul
  • Tough/ Extreme 
  • 11 people climbed it

Asia, Indonesia: Bali

  • 1 717 m / 5 633 ft
  • 1 people climbed it

Oceania, Australia: New South Wales

  • 2 228 m / 7 310 ft
  • 8 people climbed it

North America, United States (USA): Alaska

  • 6 195 m / 20 325 ft
  • 11 people climbed it
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Max Syd

Age: 32 Ukraine

  • 0
  • Outdoor enthusiast

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Alpine Ramble ...

Age: 25 Nepal

  • 0
  • Outdoor enthusiast

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Jumanne Koloko...

Age: 38 Tanzania

  • 0
  • Guide

0 mutual friends

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Aconcagua Moun...

Age: 31 Argentina

  • 0
  • Guide

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Sergey Kofanov

  • 9040
  • Guide

FIVE SECRET WAYS TO REDUCE THE COST OF YOUR NEXT MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE

Bright impressions are always expected from your trip to the mountains. While in the mountains, people are looking for themse...

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  • 29 follower(s)
  • 22 May 2017
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Sergey Kofanov

  • 9040
  • Guide

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CLIMB MOUNT DENALI SAFELY

Mount Denali (6 195 m / 20 325 ft, Alaska Range) owes its popularity to the fact that it is the highest peak in North America...

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  • 29 follower(s)
  • 11 April 2017
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Sergey Kofanov

  • 9040
  • Guide

7 RULES TO PREVENT DEADLY RISKS WHILE CLIMBING

One study shows climbers have a higher chance of dying while driving to or from the climb than on the climb itself. Another s...

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  • 29 follower(s)
  • 14 March 2017

Russia: Kabardino-Balkarskaya Respublika, Karachayevo-C...

  • 2 Jul 2016 - 10 Jul 2016
  • Mount Elbrus(5642 m)
  • South Normal Route

Russia:

  • 19 Aug 2017 - 27 Aug 2017
  • Mount Elbrus(5642 m)
  • South Normal Route
$750.00 tour
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MT. Unnamed 6060m and 6080m in...

, Jammu and Kashmir

  • 15 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017

Sudipto Pal

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$0.50 / day
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Black Diamond ReVolt Headlamp

Russia, Moscow, Moskva

Sergey Kofanov

9040 Guide
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PizBuin Mountain Suncream - Sun Protection

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