Saser Kangri II Day 2
AAC President Steve Swenson was evacuated from Advanced Base Camp after difficulty breathing. He has recovered quickly and completely and sent us a number of reports on his, Mark Richey’s, and Freddie Wilkinson’s successful ascent of Saser Kangri II. We’ve reposted parts of these reports here.
We knew that achieving our goals on our second day on the route would be the key to success. In 2009 this day was where things fell apart for us – the system we used was too slow and we waited too long to try and make a place to bivy and exhausted ourselves too early on the climb. This time we needed to reach or exceed our high point of 2009 and make a good tent platform to rest and cook early enough in the day so we would have enough strength to continue…
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