Ueli Steck Acclimatises For Himalaya Expedition

David Goettler and Ueli Steck arrived in Nepal to acclimatise for their attempted ascent of a new route on the south face of Shishapangma (8043m).

"David and myself having good fun. Yesterday we were doing a advanced run from Chukung to Island Peak (6189m.) A good day out 20 km and 1700 vertical meters." -Ueli Steck
Ueli Steck - Chukung
They will fly to Lhasa, Tibet, on April 17, where they will travel for two-three by Jeep and two more days by foot to get to basecamp on Shishapangma.
 
Ueli Steck and David Goettler
David Goettler - Chukung
Ueli Steck and David Goettler trail running in Nepal
Ueli Steck - Chukung to Island Peak
Ueli Steck - Nepal

Photo credit: Ueli Steck/David Goettler

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