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The North Face of Nuptse: Willie and Damian Benegas

Dispatch Two


Dispatch Two: Sorry about the lack of emails or news from our Adventure, but technology has is down side some times. Our computer complete crash and is not working any longer-   so now I got the chance to get the computer of Edurne to work.

Where to start? Once departed from US and having almost everything done including the last minute package of gear deliver on the last day before we where due to depart. Damian arrived in to KTM March 25 and started the whole organization of gear and paper work to have the permit, dealing with the L.O.. Every year they what more money! By March 28 the whole group arrived, Willie and Damian are going for the North face of Nuptse, a new route up the North Butress and the rest; Edurne Pasaban, Ivan Vallejo, Jon Goycochea and another guy from Ecuador are going to climb Lhotse.

March 30 the team departed from KTM to Luckla and damian stayed at Ktm for the last minute paper work.

April 1 Damian departed from KTM streight to Namche and join the the team from there was the normal aproach to BC.
 
April 8 we arrived at bc and started the organization of bc, set up all the lighting system and make sure that all the tents sites are good enough for the 40 days plus that we will be camping.
April 9 more organization
April 10 we did our first carry to C1 and took a look at our route "the snake" et look so big and long, but overall a dream route.
 
More news soon to come.

More news from the Patagonian Brothers soon.

Dispatches

 





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