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Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk have succeeded in climbing the Shark’s Fin route on the Northwest Face of Meru (20,700ft). The trio completed the climb on October second after spending twelve days climbing. This was the second attempt for Chin and Ozturk and Anker’s third on the route. Follow the link below to see video from the trio’s failed 2008 attempt.