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March 15, 2011

Almost taking off

My departure date is approaching fast and these last days I'm in the "fine tuning everything" phase. I am looking forward to meeting Pawel, Mario and Antonello in Kathmandu. I'll be trying to update my webpage as often as ...
August 7, 2008

Alex Gavan's interview with Marius Vintila on Radio Guerrilla studios

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July 20, 2008

Too much wind.Too much snow.Too much danger. Too much unpredictability. Too much pain.

"the voice in my head says love is the distance between you and what you love whether you love what you love or live in divided ceaseless revolt against it what you love is your fate" (Frank Bidart) It's over for this ...
July 13, 2008

Still in Base Camp; summit push aborted due to bad weather

Well... we are still in Base Camp after we aborted our Saturday evening intention to start our summit push. The next try should have been this evening but the last night incoming snowfall made us again change our ...
July 10, 2008

Alex Gavan about the tomorrow summit push live on Radio Guerrilla.

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July 9, 2008

False Summits. True Vanities.

"Great things are done when Men and Mountains meet, This is not done by jostling in the street." (William Blake)   I think the mountains should be a space of freedom and of purity. And of the elevation of the soul. Tired ...
July 8, 2008

Alex is sharing with Marius Vintila the story of the last days on the mountain and the next steps

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July 7, 2008

Camp Two established; next, summit push

We have finally managed to set up the first two camps up the mountain and came down from Camp Two to Base Camp yesterday at midday, just the moment the weather got bad. Camp One is at about 8km distance from Base Camp ( GPS ...

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