Alexander Abramov is one of the most famous climbers in Russia and the world. Master of Sports of the USSR and mountaineering instructor.
Alexander Abramov has been organizing expeditions, climbing and competitions for more than 40 years. He has made about 500 ascents of varying difficulty in dozens of countries, including 10 on Everest.
Organizer and participant of more than 20 Himalayan expeditions. Founder and president of the 7 Peaks Club, a leader in the field of mountaineering and mountain tourism.
This book consists of five amazing parts, in each of which the author tells about his journey from the very beginning - from initiation into mountaineers and conquering Elbrus by car to filming in the legendary Valdis Pelsh film "The Gene of Heights, or How to get to Everest".
Alexander has climbed in the mountains of Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, France, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, USA, Argentina, Indonesia, Tanzania, Nepal, Tibet, Crimea (Ukraine), Guinea, Alaska, Australia, New Zealand.
He climbed the highest peaks of the continents within six months and set a Russian record and a world record among guides within the framework of the project "7 peaks in 7 months".
Alexander inspiringly tells about his adventures, how he managed to break the Guinness World record, what helped him and what skills he developed to achieve his goals.