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Simone Moro: "I want to do something different"
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Apr 29, 2005 08: 54 EST
Italian Simone Moro came up with his next goal by asking himself a simple question: What is the highest unclimbed peak?

An easy question, right? Not at all. It took Simone over two months of intensive research to find the answer. He wanted an independent mountain, not a satellite peak or the fore summit of a bigger one (like Lhotse Middle-East, nearly 8400m). He was looking for a peak that was off the beaten track, and far away from the crowds. A mountain where he could really get a sense of adventure and discovery, but that would still present a technical challenge.

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