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  Simone Moro Baruntse north side


5/4/2004: Here we are again. Today it was a incredible hard day. We get up at 2 o’clock in the night and started with tend and everything at 3 o’clock, and only now, at 7 o’clock p.m. we arrived at the ridge. We climbed all the day, we never stopped, not for drinking, not for eating…. The face was very steep and we the climbing was very difficult and mostly in rocky and icy part. All the day there was strong wind and so it was very cold also if there was shining the sun. Some friends called us from the other base camps, because they were afraid about us. But everything is ok now. Tomorrow we want to go to the north summit, the Khalima and then we will decide if continue to Baruntse main summit or if go back. It depend from the weather and how long we take to Khalima. Follow us also tomorrow, Ciao Simone, Denis and Camos (via satellite phone)

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