Without summit, but with a new route
El equipo formado por Txus Lizarraga, Adrian Legarra, Ekaitz Maiz, Felix Criado, Daniele Nardi y Alex Txikon ha dado por finalizada la expedición ‘Thalay Sagar 2015’. Dado que no han hecho cumbre, tampoco dan por cumplido su objetivo, pero se muestran satisfechos con el trabajo realizado: una nueva vía en el Pilar Noroeste, a la › Read more
In the base of the wall
Despite progressing slower than expected, the team led by Alex Txikon has at last come to the base of the imposing 300-metre rock pillar that guards the northwestern edge of Thalay Sagar (6.904m). Up to this point, they have followed the route opened in this same pillar by the team led by the german Stephan › Read more
First week of expedition, equipped up to 5.700m
It was SUNDAY (23th AUGUST) when expedition members left the always busy and noisy New Delhi and started the long uncomfortable trip by road: 16 hours almost non-stop inside a minibus to complete the 400 kilometres that separated them from Uttarkhasi, the National Park entrance and inescapable police check point. On the banks of Bhagirathi › Read more
Go for Thalay Sagar big wall (6.904m)
The goal of the expedition leadered by Alex Txikon is to climb Thalay Sagar’s north face in capsule style, carrying up every rope, material, food and clothes they’ll need for climbing and surviving while hanging on the wall for 10-12 days. Thalay Sagar (6.904m) is the second higgest peak (after Kedarnath, 6.940m) in the Western › Read more