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Rolwaling 2014 Video Part 3/3: Tengi Ragi Tau

After a month of waiting for a weather window to climb 6938m Tengi Ragi Tau without raging winds, a possible window opened.  Climbing 5000 ft up the 6000 ft face led us to a second bivy.  Unfortunately, with debris constantly falling down the still wind hammered face, the poor bivy was deemed unsafe to spend the night.  Alan was then immediately hit by ice as we began the descent.




Rolwaling 2014 Video Part 2/3: Camp Life

During the fall of 2014 Alan and I climbed 9000 ft of previously unclimbed technical terrain over 6600m, summiting one peak and getting very high on the other, in the Rolwaling Himalaya of Nepal.  Playing the waiting game is part of alpine climbing - that doesn't mean we are good at it:




Rolwaling 2014 Video Part 1/3: Rejected

During the fall of 2014 Alan and I climbed 9000 ft of previously unclimbed technical terrain over 6600m, summiting one peak and getting very high on the other, in the Rolwaling Himalaya of Nepal.  Here is an early attempt on Tengi Ragi Tau (6943m):