8000 Meters Facts
2005 South Face: getting ready to head up again
Update: Day 54 – 12th of May
Good morning this is mBank
Lotto Annapurna South Face Expedition. Welcome from the, covered by snow, Camp
I. Yesterday Vlado went up to the Camp I, but he had to return because he felt
bad. It looked bad so I sent him back to the Base Camp. Doctor has suspected
that it was some think with his kidneys, but fortunately today it seems that
everything will be OK. However Vlado will stay in the BC to the end of the
expedition. The weather is unstable. There wasn’t a day without snowfall. It
is not very intensive, but it impedes our work. Me, Piotr Morawski, Marcin
Miotk are filling good. I hope that the weather will be better tomorrow, and
that my next call will be from the Camp II. Good bye. Piotr Pustelnik.
|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
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