Steel Angel Award winners

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2023 —  Galina Terentyeva and Olga Lukashenko

Free climbing of the Perestroyka Crack route (Faivre, Gentet, Givet and Roche) of Slesov Peak (4240 m, Karavshin). 5.12-, 7b or 7a/A2,1000 m

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2022 — Daria Seryupova and Anastasia Kozlova

Winter ascent of the northern wall direct of Vostochnyi Peak (3361 m, Tuva), A. Zhigalov route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2021 — Nadezhda Oleneva, Marina Popova, Maria Dyupina

First ascent of 4818 Peak (now: Ostryi Peak, 4818 m, Karavshin), VII+ (UIAA), 6b+/6c (fr), A3 (50 m), ED/ED+

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2020 — The Prize was not awarded due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2019 — Natalya Teplova, Olga Lukashenko

Petites Jorasses (3650 m), North-West Face, combination of Anouk (M. Piola and V. Sprungli, 1990) and Contamine (A. Contamine, P. Labrun, M. Bron, 1955) routes. 6c>6a+ A0 II P, ED-

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2018 — Alena Panova, Ekaterina Repina, Nadezhda Oleneva

First ascent of the eastern ridge of Optimist peak (Tunkinsky loaches, Chertolen-Gorkhon), UIAA IV, D

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2017 — Marina Kopteva and Galina Chibitok

Mt. Camailong (China’s remote mountainous region of Sichuan) from the north, route “On the Road to Amsterdam”. 1280 m, A2, 6a-6b, ED

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2016 — Irina Morozova

Steel Angel Achievement Award for the contribution to the development of women’s mountaineering

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2015 — Marina Popova, Olesya Babushkina, Yulia Borisova, Alexandra Mentovskaya

Block Peak (5239 m, Lyailak), western wall, Gun’ko route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2014 — Marina Popova, Ekaterina Matyushevskaya, Alexandra Mentovskaya, Polina Galatsevich

4810 peak (Odessa peak, Karavshin) along the right edge of the Northwest wall, Ovcharenko route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2013 — Marina Kopteva, Galina Chibitok and Anastasia Petrova

First ascent of the northeast face edge of Tengkang Poche (6500 m), route “War for Love”, approximately 6A (VI, 6b, A2)

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2012 — Polina Galatsevich and Irina Bakaleinikova

Zamin-Karor 1st W (4300 m) along the northwestern face, Kapitanova route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED-

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2011 — Natalya Prilepskaya and Marina Nechaeva

Asan peak (4230 m, Karavshin), left side of the western wall, A. Pogorelov’s route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2010 — Marina Kopteva

Morcheka (Crimea), route “Center”, solo

Winners. “Steel Angel”: women’s climbing award

2009 — Marina Kopteva and Anna Yasinskaya

Asan peak (4230 m, Karavshin), Moroz route, 6A (Russian Alpine Grades), ED

2008 — Ekaterina Matyushevskaya and Anastasia Ermishina

Winners of the Women’s Mountaineering Cup

Mt. Dalar, eastern wall, Kavunenko route, 5B (Russian Grades);
Mt. Dalar, Porokhnya route, 5B;
Northern Dolomite, Rybakov route, 5A;
Central Dolomite, Fesenko route, 4B;
Little Dolomite, Fesenko route, 3B.