Departure for Manaslu is August 27th, 2014 to around the end of October. I’ll be climbing the Northeast ridge and buying onto a large Chinese team for my permit. As in previous expeditions I’ll be climbing solo without supplemental oxygen or Sherpa support.
Manaslu, also known as Kutang is the eighth highest mountain in the world, and is located in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal.
Elevation: 26,759′ (8,156 m)
First ascent: May 9, 1956
Prominence: 10,144′ (3,092 m)
First ascenders: Gyalzen Norbu, Artur Hajzer, Toshio Imanishi
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Starting the 29th of August!