News from Annapurna north
face. Yesterday morning 3 Italian, Viesturs and his friend left BC for CII.
Gnaro and Daniele Bernasconi decided to spend another day to BC and leave it
at midnight. They way up in the mountain was a very hard work for the climbers
cause of more than half meters of fresh snow. At midday all the 7 climbers
reach Camp III at 7.100 meters and they found their tent cover by the snow.
Until they reached the ridge
of the mountain the weather was good but after start a storm of wind that at 6
o'clock this evening was still going on.
They are all waiting until 3
o'clock of tomorrow morning when their intention is to start their summit
push, if the weather permit, as usual!!!
Let's all cross the finger
I will keep inform about the
Editorial Note: Idel is
Silvio's wife and long time
contributor to EverestNews.com
Silvio will go to Annapurna around the 20 of March together with 4 Italian friends
(Mario Merelli, Christian Gobbi, Daniele Bernasconi, Mario Panzeri). They will
try on the North Face. After he will probably go with "Al filo de lo imposible"
team to Nanga Parbat.
Mondinelli, (1958), Mountain Guide, Alagna Valsesia, Italy reached the
Summit of Everest without Oxygen
on the 23rd May 2001. Since then he has added Summits of G1, G2 and
Four SUMMITS OF 8000M PEAKS IN 2001 FOR SILVIO.
meter peaks Summits in 2001 for Silvio. He is a rising star...
Summits of 8000 meter peaks
1996 Shishapangma (Central)
Silvio Mondinelli on
Autumn Annapurna 2002.
Silvio Mondinelli on
Winter Broad Peak.
In Spring of 2003 he was on
Everest and K2 in Spring 2004.
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