Nangpai Gosum, Himalaya – At 10:25 AM on October 3, 2017, 25-year-old German mountaineer Jost Kobusch made the 1st ascent of 7296 meter/ 23397 feet Nangpai Gosum II in the Himalaya of Nepal. Nagpai Gosum II was the 4th highest unclimbed peak in the world.
Touching a place no human has ever been too – A solo first ascent of the 4th highest unclimbed mountain in the world- Nangpai Gosum II 7296m on the Nepalese Chinese border. Ein Ort an dem noch nie ein Mensch vor mir war, die Solo-Erstbesteigung des 4. Höchsten unbestiegenen Berges der Erde – Nangpai Gosum II 7296m and der nepalesisch chinesischen Grenze. #Blackyak #himalayas #mountaineering #climbing #firstacsent #jostgoforit #spotgehabt #beatyesterday #nepal
Jost was part of a small team consisting of German Schardt Raphael Rene and a Sherpa support person. They that began their expedition to climb the unclimbed peak on August 14. The rest of the team did not make it above Camp II. Jost made a solo climb from Camp II to the summit.
According to The Adventure Blog, the highly technical peak has only been open to climbers since 2014.