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Polish Adam Bielecki bagged the latest virgin winter ascent and followed up with a summer summit of K2.
Image by himountain.pl courtesy Artur Hajzer, SOURCE

Winter 8000ers: Statistics recall

Posted: Dec 26, 2012 05:23 pm EST

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(AdventureStats) The Polish took back the winter throne this spring and with that new names were added to AdventureStats.Note that by definition a winter summit labels an expedition that started during autumn and summited in winter. A winter climb starts and ends within calendar winter (December 21 through March 21). Before this season kicks off, some fast notes from the stats:Seven 8000ers have been climbed during winter: Everest, Cho Oyu, Annapurna, Shisha Pangma, Makalu, Gasherbrum I and Gasherbrum II. 11 of these...

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