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The upcoming attempt on Everest East Face.
Image by RussianClimb courtesy RussianClimb.com, SOURCE
To love - only the Queen - explains Russian elite mountaineer Gleb Sokolov his upcoming climb.
Image by RussianClimb courtesy RussianClimb.com, SOURCE

To love, only the Queen: Russian duo in alpine style for new line on Everest East Face

Posted: Feb 08, 2013 06:58 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) It's gearing up to a red-hot Everest season reports Elena Laletina from RussianClimb.In addition to Urubko/Bolotov who will attempt a new route on Everest in alpine style, Gleb Sokolov and Alexander Kirikov will try the exact same thing, on the Kanchung face.Known to this community for his many outstanding mountaineering feats (K2 winter attempt, new line attempt on Annapurna last fall, K2 west face summit and more) Gleb Sokolov told sponsor NPF BASK his rules:1. To love - only the Queen2. To steal - only a...

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