Update: So what do you do after you just did
a TRUE SOLO of a 8000 meter peak? Not a SOLO where others put in the ropes and
hauled your gear up, but a TRUE SOLO where you went to the mountain yourself,
with no one else there and climbed the mountain by yourself. Broke your own
trail, and hauled your own gear, all alone. Martin on Cho Oyu, Messner on
Shishapangma are the only 3 TRUE SOLO climbs of 8000 meter
peaks for the Nepal peaks using that definition. We need to check the
He plans to go up tomorrow or
next day. Maybe he could ...
Well we will see ...
made the first 8000 meter summit of the season, and it was a REAL SOLO: The
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