Reached the summit of Everest
on May 17th, 1995
Everest Summit Picture. Click on!
Date of birth/place: May
Nasuh has reached the
Summits of Everest, K2, Lhotse, Cho Oyu along with the 7 Summits.
I am a professional
mountain climber, writer, photographer and documentary producer. I
travel a lot to collect data for my books and documentaries. I am one of
the founders and at the moment, the president of
AKUT Arama Kurtarma Dernegi –
a voluntary Search and Rescue Society based in Istanbul.
scuba diving, paragliding, sailing, caving, off-road, motorbike,
- President, Bilkent
University, Nature Sports Society, DOST, 1989-92
- Founder (1996) and
Search and Rescue Society, 1998-99
- For 2000 - 2001 president of
1. Little Demirkazik West
face climb (3425m.), Nigde Turkey, July 1991
2. Five climbs on Terskey
Ala Too mountains: Uglawaya (3900m.), Peak Studentin (4202m.),
Brigandina-Albatros traverse (4800-4740m.), Cigid (5170m.),Kazakhstan,
3. First Turkish ascent of
Peak Khan Tengri (7010m.), Kyrgyzstan, August 1992
4.Great Demirkazik North
Face climb (3756m.), Nigde Turkey, September 1992
5. Winter ascent of Mt. Elbruz
(5621m.), Caucasus, February 1993
6. Peak Lenin (7134m.),
Kyrgyzstan, July 1993
7. First Turkish ascent of Vaja
Psavela (6912m.), Kyrgyzstan, August 1993
8. First Turkish ascent of Peak
of Four (6299m.), Kyrgyzstan, July 1994
9. First Turkish ascent of
Korjenevskoy (7105m.), Tajikistan, July 1994
10. Peak Communism (7495m.),
Tajikistan, July 1994
Solo and First Turkish ascent of Peak Pobeda (7439m.), Kyrgyzstan,
First Turkish winter ascent of Mount Demavand.(5671m.) Iran December
Erciyes (3916m.), North Icefall winter ascent, Kayseri, February 1995
Completed the “Seven
Summits” project of climbing the highest peaks of each of the continents,
The mountains are;
i) Mt. Everest (8848m.), Tibet,
Asia, May 1995
ii) Aconcagua (6959m.),
Argentina, South America, November 1995
iii) Vinson (4897m.),
Antarctica, December 1995
iv) Mc. Kinley (6194m.), Alaska,
North America, January 1996
vi) Elbrus (5642m.) Caucauses,
Europe, August 1996
vii) Kosciusko (2228m.)
Australia, November 1996
Great Demirkazık (3756m.), Peck Route first winter ascent, Nigde,
Turkey, December 1996.
Guzeller (3461m.), North Face first winter ascent, Nigde, Turkey,
16. Solo ascent of
(8201m.), Tibet, 6th highest mountain of the world. The highest
solo ascent by a climber from Turkey. September 1997, w/o oxygen.
(8516m.), 4th highest mountain of the world. West Face, Nepal,
May 1998, The highest Oxygen-less ascent by a climber from Turkey.
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Attempted Manaslu (8163m.) Nepal October 1998.
Mount Agri (Ararat) (5137m.) Turkey November 1999
Winter ascent of Mount Damavand (5671m.) Iran January 2000
Winter ascent of Mount Agri (Ararat) (5137m.) Turkey February 2000
First Turkish ascent of extremely dangerous and difficult
K2 (8611m.) Pakistan July
2000 Second highest Mountain in the World, The highest Oxygenless ascent by
any climber from Turkey.
- First Turkish paragliding
flight of Mt. Erciyes (3901m), Kayseri Turkey, June 1991; Highest
paragliding flight of Turkey at the time.
- Underwater researches of
Altinbesik and Kirkgozler caves with ODTU SAT MADAG (Cave Diving Group of
METU), Antalya Turkey, October 1992.
||- Took part
in the Camel Trophy in Kalimantan as one of the two members of the Turkish
team, April 1996. 2nd place on Team Spirit Award and 4th
Underwater researches of Kırkgoz, Finike Incirli caves and Dudenbasi
waterfall with SAD (Underwater Research Society), Antalya, Turkey, September
||Traveled across Turkey,
Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal and Sikkim and back on motorcycle covering
21,000 km., August-November 1997.
- Diary of
an Alpinist (Yapi Kredi Press, July 1995)
Turk on Everest (Yapi Kredi Press, December 1995)
- In Search
of a Dream (Yapi Kredi Press, December 1996)
- Roads of
Asia, Himalayas, and Beyond (Yapi Kredi Press, September 1999)
Preparing a new book at the moment
- Published the magazine DOST, 1ST
AND 2ND Issues, magazine of the Nature Sports Society of Bilkent
University, 1991 - 1992
- Many articles on GEZI, GLOBE,
SKYLIFE, DOGA VE GEZI etc. magazines and newspapers.
- Sisli Terakki Lisesi, Istanbul
Turkey, junior high and high school diploma (1981/1987)
- B.A., Bilkent University,
Faculty of Management, Ankara Turkey, (1987-1992)
- Amateur Sailor Qualification
course, Istanbul, 1987
- Parachute course, Ankara,
- PADI Rescue Diver course,
Many courses on Navigation, Search and Rescue Techniques, First Aid,
Advanced Driving and Tour Skiing.
Awarded the title “Best Climber of Turkey” and was nominated as a
candidate for the “Best
Sportsman of Turkey”, 1992 and 1994. (No elections in 1993)
||Awarded the title “Snow
Leopard” by the Russian Mountaineering Federation after completing the
ascents of 5 seven thousand meter peaks of the CIS, August 1994. At that
time there were overall 214 climbers who were awarded with that title of
which 3 were Western climbers.
- Became the first Turkish and
Muslim climber in the world to climb Mt Everest, May 1995.
- Completed the “Seven Summits”
project as being the youngest climber after climbing the highest peaks of each
continent, November 1996.
- Awarded by many Official
Organizations, Clubs, and Societies.
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2. Prepared many presentations
and slide shows at Universities, Schools, Clubs and Societies.
3. Produced Everest, Seven
Summits, Lhotse, Manaslu and Overland Asia on a Motorbike documentaries.
4. Produced the documentary
called “Gezgin” on Channel 9.
5. Currently presenting the AXN
Extreme Sports Documentary on Show TV.
6. Currently writing weekly
articles on Hurriyet Newspaper.
7. Worked in many Search and
Rescue operations throughout Turkey and abroad both in Outdoor Accidents and
8. Produced K2 documentary.
AKUT is a non-profit, voluntary
organization with 200 members. It is a search and rescue organization for
mountaineering and other nature sports accidents and also for natural and
other major disasters throughout Turkey.
This climb has been the third
Turkish seven thousand meters climb after a break of 7 years.
Highest winter ascent of Turkey
at the time.
Peak Pobeda is expected to be
one of the most dangerous and difficult seven thousanders of the world. This
climb was the eighth solo ascent of the mountain, also the highest solo ascent
of Turkey at the time.
There were 44 climbers who have achieved this and I became the youngest.
Update: 2/2001, Nasuh
just returned from India after digging people out of the earthquake rubble.
Here are some pictures:
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these pictures and look close to see Nasuh. Amazing !
Update 6/22/2001: Nasuh
Mahruki has obtained official permission for the 2001 Ararat Peace climb.
Around 12 climbers, who have reached the Summit of Everest, will climb the
North Side of Ararat which in modern history (the last 1000 years !) has not
been open to foreign climbers except on very rare cases.
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