Picture: Martin Minarik
After half a year Martin Minarik is going back
to Annapurna with Slovak Dodo Kopold. In Kathmandu, they joined an experienced
French alpinist Elizabeth Revol. Last week they built base camp below the
south face. Yesterday they returned from three-day-trip up BC, now resting.
Petr Masek (Miska), Martin's climbing partner from many previous expeditions,
is coming soon with Czech group led by Libor Uher (shared permit).
Dodo Kopold and myself are looking for partners to share the cost of climbing
permit / base camp for Annapurna 1 - from south side. We plan to leave on
March 12. Money is issue this year. More climbers - lower cost. If interested
Martin from the past
Everest/Cho Oyu 2005: Martin Minarik: The first 8000
meter summit of the season, and it was a REAL SOLO: The report!
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