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  Simone Moro Baruntse north side and then Annapurna 2004!


4/20: Hello friends, We are again in base camp after 3 nights spent outside the BC (2 in the face and one in ABC). Yesterday had been a real difficult day for the worst weather condition of the month and for the high technical difficulties climbed on the rocky part of the face. Dry tooling, mix climbing, low visibility and 10 cm of fresh snow, had been the ingredients of the last day spent on the north face of Baruntse. We climbed (Camos and I) 70% of the most difficult and technical part of our route. Tomorrow Denis and Boris will climb on the fix rope and resolve the last 30 % of the high difficulties before reaching the ice plateau at 6300 meters. They also will move the tent I fixed at 5900, higher... Than they will come back and after rest we (Camos, Denis and I) will start for the summit attempt, climbing the last 800 meter of face in alpine style. Follow us...., Simone & C:

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