Colombian Fernando Gonzalez Rubio, Ecuadorian Ivan Vallejo and Australian Andrew Lock have made it down from Annapurna safe and sound according to a post on Ferdando’s Website. He called home to Columbia earlier today to let them know he was off the mountain and in one piece.
This is good news, as we haven’t really had any updates on the team since we heard that they had successfully summitted, and had returned to C4 yesterday. We did know that they were planning on proceeding down, but that weather conditions were changing rapidly and they still had to move through some wide open, exposed, avalanche prone spaces.
I’m sure we’ll hear more about their climb soon, but for now, it’s good to know they are down and in one piece.
Update: MountEverest.net has posted a more indepth update on the Annapurna climb. The team is down, in one piece, and very excited to have topped out. Congrats Ivan, Andrew, and Fernando on a job well done!
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