Alexander and Dmitry Tertychny are towards new goals. It's the Seven volcanoes!
Dmitry Tertychny climbed Mount Everest on May 17, 2018, when he was 17 years 1 month and 6 days. He became one of the youngest climbers in the history of the highest mountain of the planet. At the same time Dmitry simultaneously completed the program "Seven summits", becoming the second youngest age after the American Jordan Romero.
Alexander Tertychny (father of Dmitry): after returning home, we discussed with Alexander Abramov the further path of the climbers who closed the project "7 summits" and reached the top of the world. With his words, for a large number of amateurs this is an end of their climbing carriers. But we decided to go the other way, we started our new project – our goal for today is the highest volcano in North America and the highest mountain in Mexico, Orisaba…
So ahead of dad and son is a few ascents to the highest volcanoes of the continents, and new records.
Alexander Tertychny (Dmitry's father): "from early childhood we instilled in our son a love for sports. Dima has been playing football since he was five. As part of the football club "Dynamo" he became a two-time champion of Moscow. He has the first category in chess. We first went to the mountains when he was 12 years old. I'm proud of my son's courage. Not every adult can psychologically and physically overcome all the difficulties we faced while climbing. He knows how to set goals and achieve them»
Pico de Orizaba (Citlaltépeti), at 5700 m (18,707 ft) Mexico's highest mountain, lies on the border with the state of Puebla about 30km/19mi north of Orizaba. It is best climbed from its west ... read more »