/ NEWS: Malcolm Bass and Paul Figg climb West Face of Vasuki Parbat
The face was first attempted by Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden in 2008, but a period of heavy snow fall gave them no time to acclimatise...
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Great work! Perhaps Bass needs to invest in some string to attach all his belongings to his body?!
Sounds like a real adventure, thoughts go back to the time when your mum would tie your gloves to string and threaded them though the arms of your jacket to stop you losing them. Perhaps some development of this theory could be useful for Malcolm Bass.
Scottish 7 wearing a pack on unknown ground at 6500m on the 7th day out? Bloody impressive.
Hope the IMF still refunded their garbage deposit though ;-)
Blimey, that sounds like fun. Good effort.
Off topic, I once saw a Kiwi lady called Pat fall a good distance off Lord of the Flies while trying to do Right Wall. I was very impressed with her reaction, which was something along the lines of 'oh, what a shame', as opposed to the more forthright observations some of us might have found helpful. Wonder if that was this same PD?
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