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Couds wrapping GI's flanks some days ago.
Image by Alex Txikon courtesy Alex Txikon, SOURCE

Winter GI watch:Alex, Tamara and the poles ready for the summit attack, news expected from today's summit team

Posted: Mar 08, 2012 01:00 pm EST

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(Angela Benavides) Alex Txikon and Tamara Stys are at 7,200 meters, resting in their bivy tent before setting off towards GI summit. They are both reportedly feeling well, although Alex complains of his (sore) eyes causing some trouble. On the normal route, Polish Janusz and Adam will leave from the top at 11:00pm, local time tonight. It is unclear whether Shaheen Baig may go up as well, or retreat towards C2 - where Artur Hajzer was awaiting earlier today. Both teams are confident on a fresh forecast which shows improving...

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