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Summit memory

Updated: 2010-12-23 02:05
By Feng Xin, Zhang Xiao and He Dan (chinadaily.com.cn)

It was in summer, 2002. In Shishapangma, the 14th highest mountain in the world, Li Lan's fellows, five climbers from the Mountaineering Association of Peking University (MAPKU) died in an avalanche when attempting to scale Shishapangma.

Seven years later, Li decided to reclimb Shishapangma to commemorate her teammates. This is her story of commemorizing for forgetting.

Video: Feng Xin

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