Arthur Usmanov

Mountain guide, snow leopard

Arthur Usmanov - Mountain guide, snow leopard
Arthur Usmanov

Young, professional and very promising climber. Arthur was born in the small town of Karakol, Issyk-Kul Region. He started amateur trips to the mountains with friends. He moved to Bishkek at the age of 16. He entered the Polytechnic University at mechanical engineer specialty. He went into athletics. He noticed an advert for recruitment to the mountaineering club at the university.

In June 2007, he met Dmitriy Pavlenko. It was necessary to deliver a large gas cylinder to the Ratsek Hut. This was his first salary in the mountains. They exchanged contacts and Arthur began to make constant deliveries for Dima. Already at the end of 2007 Dima suggested Arthur to train in his climbing club and learn all the mountaineering skills. Later Arthur was asked to make a choice between two clubs and he chose MSDP (Mountaineering School of Dmitry Pavlenko).

First 5A, Lowe route - summer of 2008. The first high-altitude 5A - Peak Khan-Tengri from the north, July 2008. Peak Semenov-Tyanshanskiy - 5B, September 2008. Communism and Korzhenevskaya peaks, July 2009. Peak Khan-Tengri from the south - 2010. Peak Pobeda - 2010. Lenin Peak - 2011.

Perseverance, the ability to overcome difficulties, work on himself helped Arthur to get the Snow Leopard title. Today Arthur is the youngest Snow Leopard in the Republic.

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