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Winter Himalaya 2020: Final Recap


Heavy snow and dangerous conditions have forced the Polish team to call off their attempt on Batura Sar, thus putting an end to a winter season with intense action but little summit glory. This year, we’ve seen experienced winter climbers like Simone Moro, Alex Txikon and Denis Urubko in action and met some novice off-season climbers, such as Don Bowie and Lotta Hintsa, getting their feet wet on Broad Peak. Finally, the young daredevil Jost Kobusch, with his solo, alternative route up Everest. He surprised everyone by getting  quite far up — and safely down. “I knew that my chances were small,” he said, “but small means that they are there, right?”   Kobusch climbed up and down the Lho La and the West Shoulder (the first part of Everest’s West Ridge) several times, establishing two higher camps. On his last…



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Originally posted 2020-03-06 02:37:06.

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