Eminent French alpinist Trio (Hélias Millerioux, Niçois Benjamin Guigonnet and Frédéric Degoulet), nicknamed "Le Gang des Mustaches" summited Nuptse Nup-II (7742m) on 19 October, 2017. They followed a difficult new route on the South Face of Nuptse this year and the summit was carried out in alpine style
Millerioux and Guigonnet had attempted Nuptse twice in 2015 and 2016. In 2015 they followed the 1961 British-Nepalese route accompanied by Colin Haley and Ueli Steck. In 2016, they attempted the same route along with Robin Revest and Frédéric Degoulet. They managed to reach an altitude of 7450m. The trio followed the same route this year in October 2017 but for the last 300 metres.
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