On Thursday, a group of 35 people were trapped in the fourth camp of Annapurna (8091 m above sea level), which is the tenth highest peak on the planet, located in Nepal. Annapurna is located in the northwest of Kathmandu. Although the mountain belongs to the Lower Eight Thousand Peaks, it is a dangerous mountain due to its large area. Climbers who were stuck at an altitude of 7400 m were found. Why were they stuck there?Participants of the expedition, includingin. Jarosław Zdanowicz and Waldemar Kowalewski waited for another way to the top of the mountain. The conditions are tough, the mountains are icy, and the ropes are missing. But they are already new!
According to altitude reports, at 17:30 on Thursday, Polish time, a helicopter arrived and transported missing ropes, oxygen cylinders and food to Camp IV. Sherpa Collaboration was the organizer of this expedition, and they transported the goods to the last camp. This means that further attacks on the top of the mountain are possible. on the same day!
71 years ago…
Annapurna was first climbed in 1950, when the leader of the expedition was Maurice Herzog. A British expedition led by Chris Bonington did not make the next ascent until 1970.