"I started on May 24 at 5:00 pm, and reached the summit on May 25, at 9:42 am," said Christian. "The summit picture was shot by an Ecuadorian climber, Patricio Crausaz. I'm holding his camera in my right hand in the summit pic." (Click to enlarge)
View from the summit towards Nepal and Nuptse's jagged summit ridge (click to enlarge).
Austrian Christian Stangl gives the camera a thumbs up after his successful climb. He is particularly proud of having summited without any external help or resupplies. All images courtesy of Christian Stangl / Skyrunning.at (click to enlarge).
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(MountEverest.net) Last week it was reported that Christian Stangl achieved a no O2 speed ascent on Everest north side. Christian took 16 hours, 42 mins to reach the summit, plus 6 hours more to return to the starting point. The reports had it that Christian started the climb from BC - a considerable distance. ExWeb contacted Stangl for specs on the May 25th climb. In the interview, Christian also provided some details on the climbers he passed en route. While Christian ran up and down the mountain, German Richard Weber...