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Everest speed climb heads up: Pato at 8500 meters

Posted: May 28, 2012 09:53 pm EDT

(Newsdesk) The only climber left in the fast climbing game (Chad aborted and Ueli skipped the speeding part) word just arrived from Ecuadorian Patricio Tisalema: 15 hours after he set off, Pato has reached 8500 meters on Mount Everest north side. Stay tuned.


Interview: Patricio Tisalema about speed-climbing Everest, "I will ask for permission to pass".

Pato on top of Everest without 02 in 2006, May 16 at 1:00 pm. This time he hopes to break the current no 02 speed record on the peak.
Image by Patricio Tisalema courtesy Patricio Tisalema