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Joel: "You can see my light rack on the picture, and my bag (approx.15kg). The glacier may spit it out in many years :-) nothing valuable inside. I only bring a 55m static 5mm rope for abseil, for some possible solo rope leading technique, and for glacier progression. I left my 50m iceline 8mm here to go light. The G20 mono-point crampons are out as you can see."
Image by Joel Wischnewski courtesy Joel Wischnewski, SOURCE
Nanga Parbat weather at 4500 meter.
Image by mountain-forecast.com courtesy mountain-forecast.com, SOURCE

Winter Nanga Parbat: Joel Wischnewski search February 21st & 22nd

Posted: Feb 23, 2013 01:24 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) "When I look to the mountain, I don’t look to the summit and the way to get there," said Joel on January 22nd, "I just try to find a safe but brutal and technical way so that this experience will bring me peace." Today Muhammad Ali sent over the latest about the search mission to ExplorersWeb. "The last two days (21st & 22nd) the HAP's unfortunately haven't been able to go up because of the bad weather conditions." "We can only wait and hope for the conditions to improve very soon." Nanga Parbat...

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