April 26, 2011

Waiting in the base camp for the weather to improve - Alex Gavan on Radio Guerrilla (in Romanian)

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April 25, 2011
Alex on the way to C1

Camp 2 established but still no Camp 3

Our plan was to go as far as 7150m and establish Camp 3 spending as well one night there for completing our acclimatization.   We just got up to Camp 2 at around 6400m.  Throughout the night, significant amounts of snow fall ...
April 25, 2011

Went down to BC. Snowed all the night, avalanche danger above C2+could not see a thing out of the route. Knee length deep snow.Quite tiring.

April 24, 2011

Camp 2, 6400m. Happy Easter everyone! Snowing and we can't see a thing. Mild headache last night. But it's so wonderful to be up here.

April 23, 2011

Camp 1-6170m. Managed to split the water on the tent's floor while trying to melt some snow. Disaster:) Anyone send us some red eggs?

April 22, 2011

Mildly snowing. Climbing up tomorrow morning. Seems like we're going to have a pretty high Himalayan Easter at 7150m on Kangchenjunga.

April 21, 2011

Strong winds at high altitude; we might also alter a bit our overall acclimatisation/climbing strategy. Next up for sleeping in C3 at 7150m.

April 19, 2011

Alex Gavan on Radio Guerrilla, about his expedition plans (in Romanian)

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April 19, 2011

Strong wind in C1 yesterday afternoon. Hope our tent is still there. Now mildly snowing in BC. Today saw the big eagle again. Impressive.

April 17, 2011

Stories from Camp 1 (6173) and Base Camp

On the 16th Mario, Anselm, Pawel and myself climbed up to C1 at about 6173m. Mario went down the same day to BC but the rest of us chose to spend the night there for acclimatization. We were the only ones that night at C1, ...


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