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File image of Chad Kellogg on a summit in Gokyo, Nepal.
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Lunag Ri: David and Swiss out, Chad mulls options

Posted: Nov 06, 2012 06:05 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) They were downed by severe cough: "This was perhaps the first time I had seen him really ill in the last 15 years we have known one another," wrote Chad about David. The Swiss turned back on their Jobo Rinjiang attempt and left camp. Eventually, so did David Gottlieb.Sitting out two days and two nights at 17,800 ft mulling a solo of the 4,000 ft wall, and with two other climbers scheduled to arrive on the same permit, Chad is still thinking to do something in the area. Here's why:"While I was in the hospital...

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