"Also, we are all extremely good looking, which doesn't hurt," said Ian (in image) about the team's strength. courtesy Ian Overton
David on winter Denali. "In 2010 I lost my good friend, Konyi, when a collapsing ice wall swept us away descending from the North Col of Everest. I don’t see what I could have done to prevent that from happening, and that is a terrible feeling." Image by www.expeditions.hu courtesy David Klein, SOURCE
Edge 8000-Event Horizon is a climbing movement based in Hungary to summit 8000m Peaks in clean style on exciting, often nontraditional, lines. The current team will sport innovative gear, such as a backpack/shelter combo for mountaineering. Image by www.expeditions.hu, SOURCE
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(Tina Sjogren) We've built automobiles and jet planes, we've been to the Moon and back. We have found thousands of other planets and peeked into our own brains - but we have yet to climb Nanga Parbat in winter. It's hard. Really hard. In fact folks ExWeb spoke to who tried 8000ers in winter say they can't even explain how rough the death zone is on a fragile human in the deep of winter. And yet it's that time again. ExplorersWeb caught up with another set of climbers decided to give Nanga a try. This team have nailed one...