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Vitaliy Mikhaylovich ABALAKOV

Vitaliy ABALAKOV, USSR Mountain climber. Engineering; Captain, 2nd Alpine Team of “Spartak” Society, since 1945; senior associate, Central Research Institute of Physical Training; Honoured Master of Sport of USSR for mountain climbing.


  • ABALAKOV, Vitaliy was born in 1906.

  • Education

    • Graduated Moscow Chemical Technology Institute.


    • S. late 1920's has engaged in mountain climbing. Late 1930's climbed the Khanc Tengri. During this expedition froze left foot and fingers on both hands.

      1958 accomplished a number of very difficult ascents in the Pamirs.
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    Born 1906