Chogori is one of the most dangerous mountain peaks to climb. It is known to mountaneers as peak K2. In August, 2011 mountain climbers Maksut Zhumaev and Vasily Pivtsov from Kazakhstan, after five unsuccessful attempts, managed to conquer the
summit. The expedition lasted for over two months and included representatives form Germany, Poland, Austria and Argentine who had to face a lot of obstacles on their way to K2. Below is what Maksut Zhumaev says about it.
North. Tundra. Snow. The nearest residential area is hundreds kilometers away. Many centuries ago, ancestors of modern Khanty and Komi people used these paths carrying furs, fish and utensils. Today, we will show you an expedition on snowmobiles that tried to do the same. The
expedition was called ‘Great Northern Route and went through the northern part of Eurasia covering the territory which, according to anthropologists, ethnographers and historians, was used by people of the North for trade, exchange and settling.