Simone Moro and Alex Txikon have finally found a way through what appeared to be an insurmountable obstacle in the form of a huge crevasse near 6,000 meters, that they discovered between C1 and C2 on Manaslu last week
"In the moment that she was putting the rope through the carabiner on her harness, at that moment I simultaneously took my first step—and immediately everything under my feet broke. And I started to fall."
The Italian alpinist and his team could experience temperatures as low as -71.3°C.
As of 3:30 am, Monday, February 8, 2021,(Pakistan Standard Time), John Snorri, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, and Juan Pablo (JP) Mohr Prieto remain missing, with no trace of them found after multiple helicopter searches.
Winter Manaslu Teams Blocked by a Huge Crevasse; Some K2 Summiters to Join Tenji Sherpa and Vinayak Jay Malla
Rock and Ice spoke with Tenji Sherpa on his and Vinayak Jay Malla’s attempt to summit Manaslu in winter, alpine style (no supplemental oxygen, fixed high camps, or fixed lines).