the team was supposed to
left BC today, but the weather was not good, so they will wait till tomorrow
to go up in the mountain.
Now is more than one week
that they are waiting at the BC and they all start to be unnerving.
Fortunately they are not alone anymore, in fact after Abele Blanc and Kristian
Kuntner, two others time arrive at the BC: Ed Viesturs's team and Andrew
They settled their tend lower
than the Italian but at least they can have a different chat some times..
Yesterday the new expedition
went to CI just to start their acclimatation, Gnaro's team spend the first
sunny day after so long time preparing all the gear for their departure. But
today was snowing so they defer their second attempt for tomorrow.
In the meanwhile they have a
shave and a bath.... You can see the picture that my husband send to me this
I will keep in touch, Ciao
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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