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Created On: Dec 6, 2011
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Snow peak in the long ridge, sloping toward the north from summit of an unnamed peak 5632 (height of peak in meters).
The northern and eastern slopes of the summit are mild and snow-covered. Only in the south west, peak falls brittle rocks wall.

From the top of Butterfly's Leg (4865) to the valley descends ridge, ending at summit of Butterfly's Effect (4602). Between Butterfly's Leg and Butterfly's Effect is wide pass (Devil Pass) with characteristic rock named Imp.

Names Butterfly's Leg, Butterfly's Effect and Imp were given by members of the expedition, organized by the High Mountain Club from Cracow in 2010. The expedition's goal was exploration, not visited before, Dzhirnagaktu glacier.

Members of expedition in 2010 captured top of Butterfly's Effect. However, the peak probably has already been visited before, from the Kyzyl Asker glacier.

Butterfly Leg - ridgeButterfly's Leg west ridge from Devil Pass. In the foreground Imp.


Advanced base on Dzhirnagaktu glacier.


1. From Dzhirnagaktu Valley (West Ridge): PD-, 3h / 15.Aug.2010 J.Galka, M.Norwecki, P.Picheta
2. From Kyzyl Asker Glacier: Probably without difficult


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