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"At 6000 meters with blue ice - one mistake is enough to bring you down 2000 meters," Nardi told ExplorersWeb.
Image by Daniele Nardi courtesy Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE
"You have to be focused for hours on end."
Image by Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol courtesy Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE
"To keep speed up we do most of the technical part of the ridge without safety."
Image by Elisabeth Revol courtesy Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE
"I was very scared when the stoves and the gas didn’t work in the first attempt on Mummery ridge."
Image by Daniele Nardi courtesy Daniele Nardi, Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE
"I am very happy to have met her," says Daniele about Eli, "because she is funny and very strong."
Image by Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol courtesy Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE
File image of Daniele Nardi on one of his signature technical climbs.
Image by Daniele Nardi courtesy Daniele Nardi, SOURCE
The duo's latest position plotted on Eli's blog.
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Share Everest: In 2011, along with Daniele Bernasconi, Nardi fixed a weather station at Everest South Col to prepare for real-time data on temp, wind, humidity, pressure and solar radiation.
Image by Daniele Nardi courtesy Daniele Nardi, SOURCE

Winter Nanga Parbat ExWeb interview with Daniele Nardi: "We can't afford mistakes"

Posted: Feb 12, 2013 05:59 am EST

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(Tina Sjogren) Suspense is building on Nanga Parbat. Pinned down at 6000 meters by fierce winds (100 km/h) Elisabeth Revol and Daniele Nardi hoped to continue to 7000 meters on Tuesday. The team is attempting Mummery Ridge, still unclimbed, in alpine style.Italian Nardi is an accomplished mountaineer with Everest, K2, a virgin ascent in India, and tons of technical climbs.A few days back ExWeb caught up with the small team in Nanga Parbat BC, just as the duo prepared to leave for the current summit push. Here goes our...

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