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Azeri alpinist plans to conquer mount Winson and Everest

24 October 2005 [12:35] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani alpinist Israfil Ashurlu will join an expedition to the Winson peak (4887m), the highest point of Antarctica, till the end of the year.

The head of the Alpinists Club of Azerbaijan, Saridan Mursagulov, told that the sportsman plans to join the next time the project called “Seven summits” organized by the Moscow-based Federation of Alpinism and Rock-climbing jointly with Alpindustriya firm.

Ashurlu did not skip even a single expedition under this program and plans to leave for the expedition in December. Mursagolov also noted that next year sportsman plans to climb the highest peak in Austria and then Everest in Tibet.

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