Jannu (7710m) North Face, alpine style


Summit! Today Valeri and Sergei were on the top of Jannu!

21.10.2007Good NEWS. October 21st. In the morning on 9:10 Valeri and Sergei were on the top Jannu!
Yesterday the snow was falling all the night.
At 10 a.m. yesterday they were beginning climbing from 7 400 m just right up to the head wall and basically on the south side. To climb faster they left part of equipment and took minimum: tent, gas. All the night they sit in the tent without sleeping bag on 76 00 meters. On 6 a.m. October 21st they started to climb up to the top. We had a radio connection at 9:30 a.m. from the top. They were making photos and were going to go down by the same way.
Details you will get from them very soon. I hope.
Olga Babanova, BC Jannu
More details:
Team is now on the West shoulder. They are very tired. It is extremely cold and windy. They will have a night here. I'm not sure they have any meal but tent, gas, sleeping bag they have.
Next connection will be tomorrow at 10 a.m.


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