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Saser Kangri II Day 4—The Summit

Posted on: September 12th, 2011 by Luke Bauer

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.

August 24.  We only had four pitches of technical climbing from our third bivouac to get to the summit ridge, and from there we knew that it would be easy snow walking to the summit… Read the rest of this report on Steve Swenson’s Blog.

Saser Kangri II Day 1

Saser Kangri II Day 2

Saser Kangri II Day 3

Saser Kangri II Day 4—The Summit

Saser Kangri II—The Descent

Just below the summit ridge

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