Keyword: break off
Persistent snowfall, strong high-altitude winds and a lack of good weather windows characterize the winter season on the eight-thousanders. On January 23, David Göttler, Hervé Barmasse, Mike Arnold and Qudrat Ali pulled the plug on Nanga Parbat. Now Simone Moro and his team at Manaslu are also reporting that they are tired of waiting. How much patience can Jost Kobusch still muster on Everest?
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