Written by Anna: Yesterday Yannick and Philippe made load carry to Camp 1 and continued half way up to Camp 2 to acclimatize. The climb was safe and they feel great! Afternoons comes in with bad weather and unfortunately the three weather sites I look at to inform them about the weather, via text messages to their satellite phone, don’t match the real life over there at Khan Tengri… That means they go some what blind, but according to the official weather there is a window coming up the 4-5th and 7-8th to attempt the summit in a fast and light style.
The Gervasutti Pillar is a fantastic route on the East face of Mont Blanc du Tacul (4248m). Open in 1951 by Formelli and Mauro, this