- n a mountain in the Himalayas in Nepal (27,790 feet high)
- David Breashears in Seattle Post Intelligencer
Beck is powerful,said Breashears. "Makalu Gau, you would think -- sitting there listening to him with his wonderful gesticulations and movements -- that he was back on the mountain sitting there in the storm."
- Krzysztof Wielicki in Mounteverest
We aimed really high,Wielicki said,"we thought that everything was possible, even a four-person winter attack of such a big and windy mountain." "We chose the classic route through Makalu La, which appeared difficult due to its...