Trail of Change: Georg going for the summit

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Today the last of the four Austrian climbers left base camp for his summit attempt. I (Hannes) joined Georg up to camp I (5800m) and cleaned lower camp I (5600m) completely which means the expedition is already preparing for departure … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Three expedition members on the summit!

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Today we have brief but very good news from the base camp of Manaslu. We are proud to tell you that three of the Austrian expedition members reached the summit of Manaslu yesterday. Markus Amon ascended from camp II at … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Too much fresh snow for climbing higher

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After a rest day in Manaslu base camp today the whole expedition team set off to the higher camps again. Unfortunately the weather has changed. Yesterday we had lots of rain and a bit of snow here in base camp. … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: I’m fu***** climbing an 8000m peak!

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A no-change-related topic post from Hannes On September 17th I left base camp with a 17kg backpack plus my camera gear. I went up to Camp I alone. The first 200m lead over rocky terrain. After that I had to … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Arrived at Manaslu Base Camp

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Meeting the Clearskies expedition at Samagaon on the afternoon of September 13th was no problem. They were already preparing the loads for the transport up to base camp in one of the many new lodges recently built in Samagaon. The … Weiterlesen