Well-known businessman and explorer in Kyrgyzstan Eduard Kubatov for the first time in the history of Kyrgyzstan has conquered the peak of Mount Aconcagua (6962 m, Argentina).
Aconcagua, “The Sentinel of Stone”, is the highest peak outside of the Himalaya. Located in Western Argentina - the heart of the Central Andes, it is South America’s highest peak and one of the much sought after "Seven Summits", according to the Adventure Consultants.
The expedition to Aconcagua started on January 29, 2014 and ended on February 20, 2015.
Eduard and his team members summitted at 2.30pm of Friday the 13 February in perfect conditions and enjoyed 45 minutes on the summit of Aconcagua.
The expedition consisted of 15 highly skilled climbers, but only 4 of them managed to climb the top of Aconcagua, including Kubatov.
Those who could reached the top were Leonardo Miranda (Argentina), Matias Prieto (Chile), Roy Wells (Australia), and Eduard Kubatov (the Kyrgyz Republic).
Eduard Kubatov devoted his conquest of the summit to Kyrgyzstan and the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory.
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