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Speed climber Bargiel and his Polish friends planned to set off for Lhotse summit push on Friday morning.
Image by Andrzej Bargiel courtesy polskihimalaizmzimowy.pl, SOURCE
This is Kuriki's fourth attempt in four years on the difficult challenge. 8000 meters is his top altitude so far.
Image by Kuriki Nobukazu courtesy Kuriki Nobukazu, SOURCE
Kuriki's line.
Image by Kuriki Nobukazu courtesy Kuriki Nobukazu, SOURCE

Newsflash: Everest solo, Lhotse summit push

Posted: Oct 11, 2012 10:41 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) In a previous story, Mount Everest and Lhotse: summit pushes and speed attempt brewing, it was reported that beside the Polish kids led by Artur Hajzer on Lhotse, a 10 man Korean team and a single Japanese climber were attempting Mount Everest.ExWeb's Korea contributor Kyu Dam Lee reports that the Korean climbers are the 2012 Everest Peace Expedition from Gang-Won University Alpine Club. Led by Sung-Wook Hong, members are Bong-Ha Park, Young-Hoon Oh, Jin-Seok Kim, Joo-Hwan Ahn, Seok-Joo Woo Young-Rae Kim,...

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