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  Simone Moro and company: Winter Shishapangma


 Simone Moro, who has summited Everest, Lhotse, Broad peak, Cho Oyu, and more, reports in from Shishapangma.....

Hi friends! We are back at base camp after 3 days working up high. Yesterday we fixed until 6700 meters and we are satisfied. The face is like a green ice fall and we have to climb with 2 ice axe and very carefully. Yesterday I, Darek and Piotre worked hard on the face and I climbed with a 500 meters rope fixed on my harness...and at the end I fixed with 3 rock pitons. On the way down I fixed the rope each 70 meters with ice screws and now we have 800 meters ready to be climbed with jumar. Tomorrow Pierre and Jan should carry fix rope till 6700 (the final point of fix rope) and then we will continue the job of fixing... There is no place for C2... and we will study another solution.... Happy new year! Ciao Simone

Pictures copyright Simone Moro

Ciao and keep in touch, Simone

Next dispatch >>>

The Team: Componenti Spedizione Shisha Pangma 8027 in invernale parete sud

Simone Moro ITA

Piotr Morawski POL

Jacek Jawien POL

Darek Zaluski (cameraman e alpinista) POL

Jas Szulc (logista)POL

 
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