Messner and Habeler reach the summit of Everest without supplementary oxygen.
Cannot believe it was that long ago. I feel old.
We bumped into Habeler a few years ago whe he was leading a large and jolly party up the Ahornspitz.
It must have been his 10,000'th ascent but he smiled and said hello to everyone, looked as happy as a pig in sh*t and fit as a butchers dog.
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