Chris Walker and Morgan Hartley

Mount Ushba: The Irresistible Climb

Mount Ushba: The Irresistible Climb

Andranik Miribyan was stranded high up on Mt. Ushba, a peak in the Caucasus Mountains of Northern Georgia. Perched precariously on a ledge 150 meters below the summit, he had dug a small flat space, no more than 50 cm wide, on which to sleep. His tent poles were wedged in the snow above him, […]