Jean-Christophe summits Dhaulagiri (8,167m)

French Alpinist Jean-Christophe Lafaille summited Dhaulagiri on 20 May, claiming his 9th 8000m peak. He left base camp on 17 May, spending a night at camp 1, a night at camp 2 (6,800m) and a night at camp 3 (7,400m). He summited at 10 a.m. the following day under snowy conditions. Jean-Christophe is off to Pakistan this summer to attempt both Broad Peak Nanga Parbat as part of his effort to climb all 14 8,000m peaks.

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