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
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
Ueli Steck and David Goettler trail running in Nepal
Ueli Steck - Chukung to Island Peak
Photo credit: Ueli Steck/David Goettler
Ueli Steck - Khumbu Valley