Karo Hovasapian

Karo Hovasapian (born on August 9, 1959 in Iran) is a mountaineer and a polar explorer. He moved to Armenia with his family and settled their house in Charentsavan town in 1969. He went in for wrestling and embodied as Candidate Master of the Soviet Union. He served in the USSR army in 1978. He […]

Lev Sarkisov

Lev Sarkisov was born on December 2, 1938 in Voronezh city. The Sarkisovs moved to Tbilisi after the war. Lev Sarkisov finished school, worked in a railway station, served in Rocket Forces for three years. After serving he worked at the Aircraft Factory named after Dmitorov, where he was drawn into a sport tourism group. […]

Medical care in condition of wall ascents

Medical care in condition of wall ascents One of the most important issues for ensuring the safety of mountain ascents is the training of mountaineers in the basics of first aid and the provision of first-aid kits. Improper medical care can often worsen the condition of the affected  and often leads to his death. While […]


Slacklining refers to the act of walking or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tensioned between two anchors. Slacklining is similar to slack rope walking and tightrope walking. Slacklines differ from tightwires and tightropes in the type of material used and the amount of tension applied during use. Slacklines are tensioned significantly less than tightropes or tightwires in order to […]