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Radek Jaros summited Lhotse on May 19 after a difficult 16-hour push. He climbed his 12th 8000er on his own and used no oxygen, webmaster Zbynek Grepl told ExWeb. Back in BC, Jaros has sent out summit images.
Image by Jarek Rados courtesy Jarek Rados, SOURCE
"Both Babu and Lhakpa must have been a great team go get to the summit, organize a TANDEM paraglider, launch it and then thermal ABOVE the summit," said Mal about the duo's Everest scoop last spring.
Image by Babu Sunuwar courtesy Babu Sunuwar, SOURCE

Himalaya quick wrap: Everest paraglide and north side summits, Lhotse rescues, Makalu summits

Posted: May 22, 2011 05:08 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) Here goes a quick heads-up from a busy Himalaya weekend: Strong winds forecast for the period have put some climbers in trouble. Everest north side summits were reported along with some summits on the south side, there are rescues on Lhotse, summits on Makalu, Mingma's no 14 on Kanch; and a paraglide from Everest to to Namche.Everest north side summitsAbramov reported that the 7SummitsClub made the first summits on Everest north side. According to Alex, summiteers reached the summit about 3:30 local time...

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