Weekend Warm-Up: Annapurna One

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Climbing on Annapurna I . Photo: Adam Bielecki

In 2017, Canadian Climber Louis Rousseau assembled a skilled international team to crack open a new alpine-style route on the North Face of Cho Oyu.

As we reported earlier, logistical issues forced them to change their destination at the last minute to the Northwest Face of Annapurna I. To put it mildly, not everything went smoothly there.

If you want to know what happened, settle in and enjoy the 15-minute film below.

You can read the recent ExWeb interview with Rousseau here.

About the Author

Ash Routen

Ash Routen

Ash is an outdoor and adventure writer with a PhD in Exercise Science. He lives in the UK and has also written for Rock and Ice, Outside, UK Climbing etc. He recently led a 634km foot crossing of a frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia. See more at www.ashrouten.com.

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