Pato back for his own "una dia" challenge.
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2006. Still climbing.
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Spectacular solo of Lunag Ri this winter. Now Chad is back for speed attempt on Everest.
Scoring a no 02 speed climb last year Steck is changing route this time.
courtesy Ueli Steck, SOURCE
Everest speed climbs take two
Posted: Apr 19, 2013 07:39 am EDT
(Newsdesk) Speed climbers Chad (US), Pato (Ecuador) and Ueli (Swiss) are all back on Everest this anniversary year. Chad and Pato are going for speed again (without oxygen) while Ueli is trying a new route with Italian winter climbing champion Simone Moro (Ueli sped climbed the normal route without oxygen last spring).
Chad reached Namche on April 13, Pato arrived Kathmandu today and Ueli is acclimatizing in Khumbu valley near Everest.
Read 2012 ExWeb interview with "Pato" Patricia Tissalema
Read 2012 ExWeb interview with speed climber Chad Kellogg
Read 2012 ExWeb interview with speed climber Ueli Steck