Israfil Ashurli postpones Everest climbing

Society Materials 12 April 2006 15:33 (UTC +04:00)

The Azerbaijani mountain climber, Israfil Ashurli postponed climbing Everest till the next year.

He was advised by the doctors to refrain from all climbings for the next 4-5 years because of chilblain he sustained in the previous climb-ups, Ashurli told Trend . He therefore did not join the team, which has left for Everest, within the frames of the Seven Heights program a special project run by the Russian company Alpindustry in pair with the Moscow Climbing Federation.

Ashurli said that he is in a good form and keeps on trainings. Whereas, the team captain, Alexander Abramov has included the mountaineer in the next year Everest expedition.