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 Italian expedition Everest/K2 2004 expedition


The Italian expedition Everest/K2 organized by Agostino Da Polenza is going to leave Italy the first days of April with the intention to climb Everest from the north side and once they will reach the top measure the altitude of this peak with special instruments.

After 10 days from they return at home, around the 5th June the plan is to go on K2 to celebrate the first ascent. In fact one group of climbers will try from the south (including Silvio Mondinelli and Mario Merelli), another from the north (including Nives Meroi and Romano Benet).

All the 33 climbers that formed these 2 expeditions are Italian and together with them there will be around 20 researchers that will make tests on the snow and rocks of both of the mountains so they will be able to study the increase of the pollution.

Silvio Mondinelli, (1958), Mountain Guide, Alagna Valsesia, Italy reached the Summit of Everest without Oxygen on the 23rd May 2001. Since then he has added several summits of 8000 meter peaks. We covered Silvio Mondinelli on Autumn Annapurna 2002, Winter Broad Peak, , Kangchenjunga., Shishapangma and more..

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