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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, ...
April 17, 2011

Got down to BC. For the moment only the Russian's tents as well as our's up in C1. Going to have a good (so called) shower. Photos coming...

April 16, 2011

Came up to C1 at 6173m in superb climbing conditions. We'll have the night spent there for acclimatisation. Pawel just become an uncle :)

April 15, 2011

Yeap, tomorrow definetely going up to C1: Mario, Anselm, Pawel and myself. Antonello down to 3000m to recover after some health problems.

April 12, 2011

Getting ready for Camp 1 - 6200m

Well, it's already too long since we're waiting for the good weather in the BC. But that is a part of the high altitude waiting "game". We'll try to seize the first opportunity to go up. In the meantime we sorted out the gear we ...
April 12, 2011

Snowing again. Some avalanches down the walls. All my stuff in BC. Missing the snow bars only. Can't wait going up. Jordi Savall on my iPod.

April 10, 2011
Alex and Pawel

First thoughts from Kangchenjunga Base Camp

We finally managed to reach base camp on the evening of April 8th in quite bad weather.   Kangchenjunga has some of the most astonishing scenery I have ever encountered in a base camp. I'll let you discover part of it through ...
April 10, 2011

Loads and loads of snow as if the winter is not over yet. Wanted to set Camp1 at 6200m tomorrow, but the avalanche danger is much to high..

April 9, 2011

Now, my tent (the so called unanimously Dracula's Fortress) completely covered with snow. Strange enough, heavily thundering and lightening.

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