Moonlight Sonata

Posted on: June 1, 2004

[Left] The 2500-meter south face of the Nuptse massif. Moonlight Sonata (ED+: 6b M5 A3 90 degrees, 2500m, Babanov-Koshelenko, 2003), which achieves the summit of Nuptse East I (7804m), takes the prominent ridge in the center left side of the image. For an overview of the various summits of the Nuptse massif from the north, see Alpinist Issue 5, Pages 40-41. [Photo] Valeriy Babanov

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