Denis in Base Camp Afternoon Feb 26 Courtesy: Heeding to his highly developed mountaineering instincts, Denis Urubko decided to abandon his summit bid on K2 and has retreated to Base Camp. Reasons stated for the retreat are high winds and bad weather. Denis left the Base Camp on Saturday, February 24th without informing the […]


​Setting off on his solo bid on Saturday, February 24th, Denis has made no contact with the base even after 36 hours. Poles are now in frenzy and have already started climbing in order to secure the summit before Denis steals the show. This is ideally the vintage climbing drama which ceased to happen for

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Denis Urubko at 6200m on K2 After series of complains about the Polish Expedition that he has been part of, Denis Urubko finally decided to bid adieu to the Polish Camp on Saturday and has barged on a mindless solo winter attempt of the “King”. ​Since the beginning of the expedition on the earlier Cessen/Basque

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Rafal Fronia being evacuated 11 feb Courtesy: Polski Himalaizm Zimowy 2016-2020 im. Artura Hajzera Expedition manager Krzysztof Wielicki has stopped all climbing on K2 after Adam Bielecki and Rafal fronia sustain serious injuries in a row. Rafal who has a broken arm was airlifted from K2 Base Camp today. Evacuation was delayed due to inclement

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Photo: Philippe Desmazes/AFP Elizabeth Revol revealed some startling details of the high drama on Nanga Parbat that ended with the sad demise of Polish climber Tomek Mackiewicz. She was speaking with Agence France-Presse (AFP), the French News agency, after she was evacuated from the Nanga Base Camp on January 28th in a joint rescue operation

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