The guide Louis Lachenal, who accompanies Maurice Herzog at the summit of Annapurna, did not really have the heart to rejoice. With his team leader, they have been the first to defeat a massive 8, 000 meters (exactly 8 091 metres), but he is worried about his feet freezing. If they do go back down, not immediately, there is a risk of losing them. However, Maurice Herzog wants to enjoy the moment. He made a sign to Lachenal out his camera as he attaches a small flag to his ice axe to brandish it triumphantly. It is necessary that on his return to this photo so…

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