Daniele Nardi to solo Mummery Rib.

Winter 2012/13, Italian climber Daniele Nardi had two unsuccessful attempts on Nanga Parbat’s Mummery Rib. “It’s because it spared my life, it let me taste its violence and its honey, the Queen of the Mountains, the killer mountain. How much did I learn? A lot more than I can digest at the moment,” said Nardi.

The terrorist attack on the Diamir Base Camp in summer 2013 threatened access to that side of the mountain. However, the Diamir Base Camp is open to climbers. “My focus will always remain on the spur and the direct line to the summit of Nanga Parbat in winter,” said Nardi of his planned winter attempt.

Nardi Plans to solo the Mummery Rib. To see photos of Nardi’s first attempt see here.

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German climber Ralf Dujmovits has already reached the Diamir Base Camp, he is planning a solo of the Diamir Face.

More on Nanga Parbat’s winter 2013/14.

Daniele Nardi Source: http://www.loscarpone.cai.it/news/items/in-vetta-al-mondo-storia-del-ragazzo-di-pianura-che-sfida-i-ghiacci-eterni.html

Daniele Nardi  Source

Main Features & Routes of the Diamir Face. 1: Czechoslovakian Route to North Summit 1, 1978; 2: Kinshofer Route (orange: original 1962 finish); 3: Mummery Rib, Messner Descent 1970; 4: Messner Solo, 1978. © Jochen Hemmleb  Source:

Main Features & Routes of the Diamir Face. 1: Czechoslovakian Route to North Summit 1, 1978; 2: Kinshofer Route (orange: original 1962 finish); 3: Mummery Rib, Messner Descent 1970; 4: Messner Solo, 1978.                        © Jochen Hemmleb Source

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