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LITHUANIAN MUZTAGH-ATA - 2008 EXPEDITION

In July - August we served several expeditions to Muztagh-Ata, one of them - the Lithuanian Muztagh-Ata - 2008 Expedition - was organized by Mr. Saulius Rudnickas. The expedition included 9 climbers and worked in Xinjiang from July 19 till August 13. After acclimatization and installation all altitude camps the team tried to climb Muztagh-Ata. Four climbers - Mr. Edmundas Tilvikas, Mrs. Elvyra Jarasiene, Mr. Saulius Rudnickas and Mr. Edgaras Donela - successfully summited Muztagh-Ata, three of them reached the top on August 3 and one person - on August 7.
Muztagh-Ata, 7546 m from the North-West
Muztagh-Ata, 7546 m from the North-West
Base Camp after snowfall
Base Camp after snowfall
view of Camp 1 on 5200 m
view of Camp 1 on 5200 m
icefall between Camp 1 and Camp 2
icefall between Camp 1 and Camp 2
on the summit of Muztagh-Ata, 7546 m
on the summit of Muztagh-Ata, 7546 m
view of Muztagh-Ata from Subashi
view of Muztagh-Ata from Subashi

photos from the Saulius Rudnickas team

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