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Engaged in an attempt to complete the first ascent of Nanga Parbat (8125 meters, Pakistan) Bergamo mountaineer Simone Moro and Kazakh Denis Urubko have set up camp 3 yesterday, about 6,600 meters above sea level. “It is very cold. The radio is frozen, the battery is low “, said Moro. The program plans to equip the ascension still a part of the street before returning to base camp. The Italian-Kazakh team is involved in the ascent from the west side along the Diamir wall of 1,200 meters, braving strong winds and temperatures down to -50 degrees. Moro and Urubko have climbed along the Makalu and Gasherbrum II in winter.

simone & Denish camp III, (Photo Simone website)