Brief (unofficial) History of Mountaineering and Climbing Sport in Estonia,
History of "Firn" Included





An organized alpinism emerged in Estonia many years later. There is no high mountains in Estonia, and during half a century before Estonia finally restored its independence in 1991 the travelling possibilities were to the large extent restricted to the borders of the former SU, so...

That's how it all began:

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Since 1960 several official commemorative dates were used as pleas for organizing expeditions with a goal of ascending one of the peaks over 7000m high in Pamir or ascending virgin peaks never climbed before and naming them...

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Emblem

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EV100
Many climbers dedicate their climbs to the centennial of the Republic of Estonia; the most remarkable successful feats are listed below:



Last update: August 2018
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