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The pair chose a hard season and a hard route.
Image by Daniele Nardi/Elisabeth Revol courtesy Elisabeth Revol, SOURCE

Nanga Parbat winter quest is over: Eli Revol, "I've never been so cold"

Posted: Feb 13, 2013 05:19 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) She knew it was going to be hard, Elisabeth Revol says, and it was. Fighting for 4 days and trapped in a freezer on 6000 meters turned out enough in the second attempt for the Mummery ridge. Check out the pics and debrief on the climber's blog. The two would try a direct push for summit from camp 2 but the extreme cold (-48 ° C plus windchill) proved too much. Daniele's feet froze, Eli's fingers turned white just trying to collect snow for water, "I've never been so cold" she says. The call of the summit was so...

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