On the way! Alex Txikon by walkie: “Didn’t slept but at least had rest, we are leaving in half an hour. It’s incredibly cold. We’re not going to fix rope, not now: this is only about 30º steep and snow is hard but helds very good”.
The descent will test the mettle of the team which is already under severe stress and fatigue.
Nanga Parbat first successful winter climb has never been so close as it is today.