THINKING ABOUT THE MOUNTAINS

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Dec 15
Edurne entrenando en el Valle de A?ran

These last few weeks in the Aran Valley have been magnificent. Bike rides and sweat. Snow and mountains. Peace and Silence. Fresh air and pure air. Beauty and more beauty. A clear mind and lucid ideas. Reflection and conviction. Solitude and intensity…I have been training for several days and I can safely say that it is the best way of recharging your batteries. There are projects just around the corner, and I have to be ready.

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MY EXPERIENCE AT THE FIRST RACE ORGANISED BY THE JUAN XXIII FOUNDATION

Oct 11
 
On Friday 30th September I had the great pleasure of attending the very first race organised by the Juan XXIII Foundation. I have been a patron of this Foundation since last year, when I was lucky enough to visit this organisation and find out about the tireless work that they do on behalf of disabled people. I had the chance to get to know the people responsible for founding the Foundation and appreciate just how passionate they are about what they do. These guys make it possible for disabled boys and girls to have a better life and adapt to our society.
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CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU AND ALL YOUR TEAM GERLINDE!

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Aug 24
Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have met some amazing people in the Himalayas, people truly worthy of admiration, and Gerlinde is one of these people. I think that she is one of the most intelligent, toughest and technically gifted female mountaineers that I have ever come across, in addition to being a really nice person.

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(ES) Me seguiréis viendo en la montaña

Jul 15

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(ES) Coloquio con Edurne en Friedrichshafen

Jul 13

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I ALREADY HAVE PROJECTS FOR NEXT YEAR

Jun 01

As I was telling you yesterday, we are making the most of the last few hours in Kathmandu and I can now write something a bit longer. It has been a long time since I felt so much like being in contact with civilisation! I am experiencing a whole range of feelings: tiredness, disappointment, sadness, but one feeling stands out above all the rest: I need some time for myself, to forget everything. I want to concentrate on myself, on going back home, and on my loved ones. I don’t want to talk, or think, or read anything else about everything that has happened over the last few days. It is all over now, and we can close the book on Everest for this year. Let’s put it back on the shelf of memories and maybe we will open it again next year. However, if we do we will begin afresh on some new pages in order to write a new story.

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WE ARE COMING HOME THIS FRIDAY

May 31
Sorry for the delay in writing. The truth is that I haven’t been able to write for a while due to everything that has happened at base camp on Everest. We have decided to come home, as I told you in my last message: In fact, we are already in Kathmandu. We packed up all the gear at base camp after taking the decision with the rest of the expedition team, and set off for Kathmandu. It wasn’t an easy decision, but it was the only thing to do after everything that we have gone through in the last few days.
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48 HOURS OF UNCERTAINTY, TOIL AND FEAR

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May 24
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I don’t know where to begin, or how to tell you about everything that has happened over the last few days.  So many things, so many emotions, so much sadness, so much happiness, so much of everything.  I find it very, very difficult to tell you about it, but I am going to try.

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EDURNE PASABAN TAKES PART IN THE RESCUE OF SPANISH MOUNTAINEERS ON LHOTSE

May 23

Edurne Pasaban, leader of the Endesa Expedition to Everest without oxygen, has played a crucial role in an operation to rescue several of her fellow countrymen. Several Spanish mountaineers got into serious difficulties last Sunday whilst making their descent from the summit of Lhotse.

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