/ NEWS: Fifty Hour Push Nepal FA for Gottlieb and Kellogg

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UKC News - on 01 Dec 2011
David Gottlieb and Chad Kellogg on the summit of Nepal's Pangbuk Ri (6716m), 4 kbAmerican alpinists David Gottlieb and Chad Kellogg have made what is thought to be the first ascent of Nepal's Pangbuk Ri (6716m). The pair climbed in a single push, summiting via the south face after around twenty six hours of climbing. The descent took them a further twenty four hours.

The route (VI, AI5, M5,1400m) was a defining moment in Kellogg's climbing...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=65299

Tom Last - on 01 Dec 2011
In reply to UKC News:

How long before tnat mentalist comes on this one trying to discredit Mr Kellogg I wonder?
Dave 88 - on 01 Dec 2011
In reply to Southern Man:

I fear his arrival is imminent.

Well done to the lads though, 26 hours in one push, must've been on their arses!
Dave 88 - on 01 Dec 2011
In reply to Dave 88:

Oh 50! Bloody hell!
smithaldo - on 01 Dec 2011
In reply to Dave 88:

That chad kellogg, trust me he didn't climb this, where are his official timekeepers, he says 50 hours but from the Gps tracking bug I injected in his sleep he was clearly in bed for those 50 hours.

look here is the log... chad kellogg + time he says on climb = in bed at his house.

I on the other hand did it in 49 hours, and employed my mum as timekeeper.

this should be taken to the highest court in the land etc..........
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mattrm - on 01 Dec 2011
In reply to UKC News:

Sounds utterly mental. Respect.

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