Mikhail Sitnik, born on 1951, world-class athlete, started mountain and rock climbing in the very distant 1968. Since then, he has made more than 500 ascents in different mountain categories, 18 of them in the higher, sixth level of difficulty.
Best ascents: High altitude: 1993. Kangchenjunga 8586 m. along the eastern spur. From the crest (3rd ascent of 6B level).
1987 Khan Tengri 6995 m. Through north wall The first ascent of 6B level.
1989 p.Korzhenevskoy by the southern edge of 5B level Ice:
1985 Shkhara. Main route on the north wall (mt Kraynova) 2nd ascent of 5B level.
1988 p.Baytor by the north wall. First ascent of 5B level.
1988 p.Armstrong by the north wall. First ascent of 5B level.
1989 Ulla-tau (mt Abalakova) winter ascent. 5B level.
1984 South Ushba along the SE wall. (Mt Kustovskiy) 2nd ascent of 6B level.
1985 Chatyn (mt Livshits) 2nd ascent of 5B level.
1989 p.4810 m (Odessa) by the east wall. First ascent of 6B level.
1990 p.Asan by the left spur. First ascent of 6A level.
1990 Traversed Asan horseshoe -4810- 1000 years. - P.Kotina. Aascent of 6B level.
1986. P. Asan by the middle of NW wall. Ascent of 6A level.
1987 Asan by the NW wall (mt Morozov) 2nd ascent of 6A level.
1990 Asan by the NW wall (mt Timofeev) 6B k.sl
Mikhail Sitnik is multiple champion and winner of the USSR championship in mountaineering.
He has been coaching sport teams since 1979, and has prepared 14 masters of sports. He is the founder and creator of the Mountaineering School "Category of Difficulty."