Manaslu 2002 led by Ralf Dujmovits

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The AMICAL alpin Manaslu 2002 expedition will start on April 18th, 2002.


AMICAL Alpine Manaslu Expedition arrived at base camp: The expedition team left Munich for Kathmandu on April 10. I left a little bit earlier in order to get the last things organized in Kathmandu. As Maoist attacks have intensified in the last few weeks and months we decided to abandon our plans to walk in through the Buri Gandaki and Nubri valleys North of Gurkhas and fly to Samagoan instead. Click here for the full dispatch.


AMICAL alpin Manaslu Expedition reaches Camp 2 (6600 meters): We have spent three full days in BC to acclimatize after we reached BC (altitude 4800 m = summit of Mont Blanc) so quick. The air contains only half of the oxygen as is does at home. That means we have to relax and to go slow... Click here for the full dispatch.


AMICAL alpin Manaslu Expedition stuck in deep snow: We descended in a very good mood from Camp 2 (6600 m.) to BC on April 24 and 25. We had ascended almost to quick so we were looking forward to a couple of rest days. Unfortunately we had no rest days because we have been shuffling snow continuously... Click here for the full dispatch.


Manaslu Basecamp (4750m): AMICAL alpin Manaslu Expedition spends the night at Camp II: Finally, on April 29, the snowing stopped. During windy, yet sunny weather we waited for the snow to settle and were able to set off to Camp I on May 1, just in time for the Day of Work... Click here for the full dispatch. 


Manaslu Basecamp (4750m): AMICAL alpin Manaslu Expedition returns to base camp after summit success... Click here for the full dispatch.


 

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