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Image of Denis and the award winning wall courtesy of RussianClimb.com.

Newsflash: Urubko and Dedeshko win Asian Piolet d'Or

Posted: Nov 06, 2009 09:00 pm EST

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(MountEverest.net) ExplorersWeb's Korea correspondent Kyu Dam Lee reports from the Seoul Garden Hotel today that Kazakh Denis Urubko and Boris Dedeshko won the 4th Piolet dOr Asia for their climb of Cho Oyu's SE face in Alpine style. Japanese climber Yuji Hirayama got the Golden Climbing Shoes award, while further honors went to Young-Seung Park and Oh Eun-Sun for their contribution in mountaineering. Members of the jury included French profiles and Korean climber Hong-Gil Uhm.For his last (14th) 8000er, Urubko originally...

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