This is the last chance to climb and summit the 8,163m Manaslu for Georg Leithner.
Strong winds in the summit region prevent his summit approach and he turns back at 7,800m.
Our Manaslu Expedition has come to an end. We are happy as 3 out of 4 climbing team members successfully reached the summit and we have all return back healthy. All camps including base camp are packed and the team starts the long walk back to civilization.
Director: Hannes Kuenkel, Nils Peuse
Athletes: Hannes Groebner, Markus Amon, Georg Leithner, Sepp Hechenberger
Last Chance for Manaslu Summit | Manaslu Clearskies Ski-Expedition 2013, Ep. 3
Ski Expedition to the 8.163 m MANASLU - the Mountain of the soul. The Austrian Team with Hannes Groebner, Markus Amon, Georg Leithner and Sepp Hechenberger is going to climb the eight highest mountain of the world and according to current conditions ski it from top to base. This is with more than 3.000 altitude meters one of the longest ski runs possible. Their route up the mountain is the since 1956 established 'normal route'. Markus Amon will attempt a solo speed ascend in one day up and down - as always .. if conditions are right.
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