January 17

Jost Kobusch is now waiting for good weather to Go back in mountains. Currently, he is a Lobuche. Climbing alone he requires a durable weather window. he is trying to stay fit and focused these times. The forecast is sunny and good but very windy.

According to him Winter expeditions also consist of a lot of waiting. That’s exactly what I’m doing right now.” it’s time to stay relaxed and wait”.The route conditions are harder than his previous attempt two years ago. he added.

Image: Jost Kobusch

According to the explores web Kobusch’s goal for this year is to leave the Yugoslavian route and follow the 1963 Americans’ way from the West Shoulder to the bottom at 8,000m. Kobusch insists that the Couloir itself and hopefully the summit will have to wait until 2023.

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