summited Everest May 17, 1993 via the standard South East Ridge
route. Vladimir was born October 9th, 1955. In addition, he reached the summit of
Kangchenjunga on April 9th, 1989 and May 1, 1989 (twice in one
Shishapangma on October 7 and 10th, 1992;
Makalu on May 23rd, 1996; and
Lhotse on May 26th, 1997.