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  Annapurna 2005 South Face: We will try to reach the summit


The South Face at sunset

Day 50 – 8th of May: Good morning this is mBank Lotto Annapurna South Face Expedition. This is Piotr Pustelnik,  welcome from the BC. Yesterday our working group, after almost nine days, came back to the BC. We have settled the Camp II, two good equipped tents, on the altitude of 6900 m in a very safe place under serac. We have put the fix ropes also to the place which sir Bonington described as the most difficult place on the route. I have to admit that after these nine days when we put two kilometres of fix ropes, we feel a little tired. During next two or three days we will rest. The weather didn’t favor us, but we did it. We are very pleased to have the Camp II so high and so well equipped. I think that next time we leave the Camp II, we will try to reach the summit. Good bye, Piotr Pustelnik

Dispatches

 

Piotr Pustelnik will lead a group of veteran climbers to attempt to summit Annapurna in Spring 2005. After Annapurna he is considering Broad Peak "via normale but I still think about this unclimbed ridge starting near Concordia." We have covered Piotr numerous times including Annapurna 2004.
Piotr Pustelnik, with his Summit of Kangchenjunga has joined an elite group in the goal to reach the True Summits of the 14 8000 meter peaks. 

Below is a short biography of Piotr Pustelnik

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