31 July 2011
After the - first one in history - BASE jump from Mont Blanc’s Italian slope, more precisely just below Grand Pilier d’Angle (4243 m.), Valery Rozov has done another BASE from Petit Dru.
here the TVMOUNTAIN VIDEO
Rozov was born on December, 26, 1964 in Nizhni Novgorod. He became to be engaged in mountaineering and rock-climbing in 1982. Member of a command of Moscow military district since 1986 to 1991. He did more than 40 successful ascents, 5-th and 6-th category of difficulty. He became numerous prize-winner and the Champion of the country on mountaineering. Started to be engaged in parachute jumping in 1993.
He took part in Championship of USSR in 1989-1991 in a technical class under the formula - a maximum quantity of ascents within two weeks. Took part in the project “Seven summits” from 1994 for 1996. Under the project he summited Elbrus (5642 m, Caucasus, Russia), Mont Blanc (4810 m, Europe), Aconcagua (6960 m, S.America,), Kilimanjaro, (5885 m, Tanzania, Africa), Karsten peak (5040 m, Oceania, Papua New Guinea . In 2000 he organized “Russian Extreme Project” company. Under the project unique B.A.S.E expeditions to Venezuela, Norway, Switzerland, Mexico, France, Italy, Malaysia, Arctic Canada (Baffin's Island), Greenland, Kamchatka were carried out.
Source: TVmountain.com e www.mountain.ru