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Manaslu avalanche

Postby desainme » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:45 am

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Re: Manaslu avalanche

Postby Diego Sahagún » Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:11 am

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Re: Manaslu avalanche

Postby TheGeneral » Fri Sep 28, 2012 2:15 am

Summitposter Kevin Trieu had a close call:
We placed our camp two in the same position as we have done on all our previous expeditions. The campsite is protected from avalanche debris by a large crevasse which collects anything that slides. Due to the force of this avalanche we were protected from debris but the blast from the huge slide destroyed our campsite.

At 4.25 am I was awake fiddling with a awkward sleeping bag zipper. I had just laid back down and then at 4.30 am I was struck in the head by some avalanche debris and then Kevin and I were catapulted around in the tent several times before coming to rest in a destroyed tent with myself ending up on top of Kevin. All of our eight tents at camp two were destroyed and all of the team members and Sherpas had the same experience as Kevin and I.

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Re: Manaslu avalanche

Postby Vitaliy M. » Fri Sep 28, 2012 6:21 am

..............hope he is alright and home safe summit or not, just safe.
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