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NEWS: Brits Succeed on Epic Himalayan Ridge

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 UKC News 20 Jul 2012
The Mazeno Ridge leading to the summit of Nanga Parbat, 5 kbBritish climbers Sandy Allan and Rick Allen have successfully completed the first traverse of the huge Mazeno Ridge, culminating in the summit of Nanga Parbat (8126m).

The ridge itself includes eight 7000m peaks...

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67278

 Foolow Mike 20 Jul 2012
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A great effort, inspirational.
 hwackerhage 20 Jul 2012
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The Cuillin ridge at >7000 m. Fantastic achievement!
 Stuart S 20 Jul 2012
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Very, very impressive, particularly that they had the endurance and tenacity to manage a second, successful, attempt at the summit of Nanga Parbat itself after coming so close at their first attempt.
 gingerdave13 20 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: magnificent achievement!
 Will Sim 20 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: This is massive news. So much collective experience of Himalayan climbing in that team, awesome!!
Will
 simes303 20 Jul 2012
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13km plus another 2 km? Bloody hell, That's brilliant.
 Wee Davie 20 Jul 2012
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Fantastic effort!
In reply to UKC News: Awe inspiring!

is this the ridge that Doug Scott tried a couple of decades back?
 Doug 20 Jul 2012
In reply to punj:
> (In reply to UKC News) Awe inspiring!
>
> is this the ridge that Doug Scott tried a couple of decades back?

yes

 Neil Adams 22 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: Phenomenal effort - well done guys!
 Martin W 23 Jul 2012
A truly impressive achievement. Some inspiring pics now up on the BBC News web site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-18955097
 Jerry67 23 Jul 2012
In reply to Martin W: Great achievement and great pictures, presumably on a self-timer. Bit of a b''''r to go back and get the camera mind!
 Sean Kelly 23 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: Awesome effort lads. Well done! Surely a contender for the Piolets d'Or!

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