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04.02.2011

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© arch. S. Moro

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Gasherbrum II - Winter 2011

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Simone Moro 100m below the summit of Gasherbrum II, and just a step away from the first winter ascent.

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Simone Moro 100m below the summit of Gasherbrum II, and just a step away from the first winter ascent., arch. S. Moro
Gasherbrum II - Winter 2011, Simone Moro 100m below the summit of Gasherbrum II, and just a step away from the first winter ascent. - © arch. S. Moro

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