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 Saxon Karakorum Expedition

The members of the Saxon Karakorum Expedition come from Leipzig and Dresden and belong to the most experienced alpinists of Eastern Germany. Most of us have experiences on one or more Eightthousend peaks as well as outstanding first ascents in Himalaya, Karakorum and Pamir.

Dispatches are here.

Ralf Brummer

born 12/7/50 in Leipzig
Engineer, Climbing since 1977

Tours:

Kaukasus:

  • Dshan Tugan 3991 m
  • Pik Germanow 3993 m
  • Tscheget Tau 4109 m
  • Bscheduch 4271 m
  • Elbrus 5633 m

    Pamir-Alai:

  • Pik Mir 4900 m
  • Pik Rosdelnaja 6148 m
  • Pik Leipzig 5725 m (1. ascent)

    climbing in Alps and Saxon Switzerland

Dr. Olaf Rieck

born 10/15/64 
lives in Leipzig
Profession: Veterinarian
Climbing since 1988

Tours:

Himalaya:

  • Cho Oyu 8201 m
  • Imja Tse (winter)6189 m
  • Pokalde 5922 m
  • Chhukung Ri 5546 m
  • Cho Polu 6734 m (1. ascent)

    Karakorum:

  • Gasherbrum II bis 6800 m

    Pamir-Alai:

  • Pik Energie 5134 m

    Skandinavia:

  • Passing of the Svartisen Glacier (North Norway)

    Arktis:

  • Crossing of Spitsbergen (Svalbard-Archipel)
  • first ascents of numerous unnamed peaks

    Alaska:

    Passing of the Glacier Bay

    Climbing in Alps and Saxon Switzerland

Lydia Schubert

born 13.04.1971 
lives in Leipzig
Profession: Nurse; Climbing since 1979

Tours:

Himalaya:

  • Imja Tse (winter) 6189 m
  • Chhukung Ri 5546 m
  • Cho Oyu until 7400 m

    Anden:

  • Chimborazo 6310 m

    Pamir-Alai:

  • Tschim-Targa 5478 m
  • Pik Moskwa 5193 m
  • Miraly 5170 m
  • Pik Energie 5134 m
  • Samok 5070 m
  • Paichamber 4958 m
  • zahlreiche 4000er

    climbing in Alps and Saxon Switzerland

Christian Walter

born 01.07.1970 
lives in Meissen
Profession: Electrical engineer
Climbing since 1984

Tours:

Thienshan:

  • Chan Tengri 6995 m
  • Trevglavich 5505 m
  • Pik Igloo 5050 m
  • Pik Pesni Abaja 4901 m
  • Red Army Peak 5736 m (new route)
  • Pik Pyramid 5233 m
  • Pik Panorama 5040 m
  • Pik Kayup Kap 4803 m

    Pamir:

  • Pik Korshenevskaya 7 105 m

    Caukasus:

  • Elbrus 5642 m
  • Dongusorun 4452 m
  • Nakra Tau 4277 m

    Himalaya:

  • Nanga Parbat 8125m (Leader, up to 6800 m)
  • Rupal Peak 5642 m (up to 5400 m)
  • Laila-Peak 5971 m (1st ascent
  • Rupal Peak 5642 m
  • Tharpu Chuli 5500 m
  • Singu Chuli 6501 m (up to 6000 m)

    Karakorum:

  • Broad Peak 8047 m (Leader, up to 7200 m)
  • Mirshikar 5 500 m
  • Snow Dome 5027 m
Many other climbs in the Alps, the High Tatras and other European mountains; Ski descents in the Alps, the Tatras and the Himalayas with a total altitude difference of more than 100,000 m

Instructor of Mountain Rescue Service of Saxony and leader of Technological Committee.
Founding member of the Alpine Club of Saxony

Markus Walter

born 02.01.1973 lives in Dresden
Profession: Constructional engineer
Climbing since 1984

Tours:

Thienshan:

  • Pik Kirow 6200 m
  • Pik Diki 4832 m

    Karakorum:

  • Broad Peak 8047 m
  • Kutshkulin Sar 5960 m (1. ascent)
  • Sax Sar 5999 m (1. ascent)
  • Yeti Sar 5860 m (1. ascent)

    Himalaya:

  • Cho Oyu 8201 m
  • Manaslu 8163 m
  • Cho Polu 6734 m (1. ascent)

    Anden:

  • Ranrapalca 6162m
  • Tocllaraju 6032m
  • Artesonraju 6025m
  • Caraz I 6025m
  • Nevado Ishinca 5530m
  • Nevado Urus Oeste 5420m
  • Cerro Chacua Grande 5405m (2nd ascent)
  • Cerro Rumi Cruz Sur 5360m (2nd ascent)
  • Cerro Chacua Central (5195m)
  • Cerro Chacua Norte 5165m (1st ascent)
  • Cerro Chacua Sur 5160m
  • Cerro Jancacuta 4960m

    more than 80 ski ascents of Alpin Peaks, more than 30 4000 m peaks in the Alps, Pyrenees, Karakorum, Himalaya and High Tatra

    13 years of active service in the Mountain Rescue Service of Saxony

    Head of the subgroup Alpinism of the Saxon Climbers Association

    Founding member of the Alpine Club Saxony

Dispatches are here.

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