Makalu summits yesterday
Monday, 12 May 2008 13:24

Yesterday there were some summits on Makalu. Desnivel reports, that Juanito Oiarzabal summited

with Roberto Rojo and the Sherpa climber Pasang Nuru. Also Ecuadorian climber Santiago Quintero and the Brazilians Waldemar Niclewicz and Irivan Burda summited. In addition the summit of Carlos Soria with his Sherpa companion was reported. If this is confirmed, Carlos would be the oldest climber, who summited Makalu with 69 years and 96 days. He also would be the oldest to summit any 8000er without bottled oxygen. More to follow...