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Image of Mario Merelli courtesy of Project Himalaya (click to enlarge).
Romanian Alex Gavan's G1 summit pic (click to enlarge).




Iranian Mahdi Etemadfar (left) summited GI on July 30th. Image courtesy of Minoo Zabetian / Damavand Club (click to enlarge).
Should he summit, GII would be Jean Troillet's (in the image) 9th 8000er. All images courtesy of Mike Horn's website (click to enlarge).



Gasherbrums I & II wrap-up: Few climbers still hoping for summit

Posted: Aug 06, 2007 03:37 pm EDT

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(K2Climb.net) Commercial expeditions are leaving GIIs normal route unclimbed this season, yet climbers like Jean Troillets crew still want to give it a final shot. So does Italian Marios Merelli and Panzeri in G1's BC, teaming-up with a French expedition.Jean Troillet GI summit report and plans for GIIFollowing a fast G1 summit, the four climbers are catching breath in BC before going for GII - probably this week, according to Mike Horn. Jean Troillet says it's unsually mild compared to previous expeditions he has led in...

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