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Silvio Mondinelli Shishapangma 2003


Shishapangma base camp ŠSilvio Mondinelli

Silvio Mondinelli: C1 installed.

Weekend started with good weather: it helped us in our climbing program.. Yesterday morning with Mario I left my climbing partners at ABC, through the moraine and the glacier. From BC to C1 the ascent is through "penitentes" (stones on top of snow) and crevasses. There where no difficulties in climbing. Around noon C1 we installed on a snow plateau at 6400 m.
The clear sky in the morning became a cloudy sky with snow drizzles that stayed with us for the rest of the day.. Bad weather was persisted and we decided to delay the climbing program and installation of C2. So back to ABC for a delicious dinner prepared by our cook and a report to all the partners. Tomorrow they will start their acclimatization program.

Last spring we climbed Kangchenjunga, staying for more than 30 days above 5000 meters. Good physical condition and accurate training for this expedition will allow our partners to proceed in the climbing.

ŠSilvio Mondinelli

 
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