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Avaricious for the peak and blinded by an unusually good weather window, Denis Urubko and Don Bowie are probably taking a risk with stakes too high. It’s been more than two weeks the team has been toiling upward, gaining altitude, setting camps, digging out old ropes and hauling supplies on 8,047m Broad Peak. Denis and

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Denis at 6800m Broad Peak PC: Denis via FB

Denis Urubko and his team at Broad Peak are finally all set to launch their first summit push starting tomorrow January 29th.The team has been working diligently for hours between the camps fixing ropes and hauling supplies to Camp1 and 2. The team is currently in the Base Camp waiting for a clear weather window

Update: Denis launches the first summit bid while Mingma ridiculed for feeling “too cold” on K2Read More »

Tamara after injury PC: Matteo Zanga

Mingma Gayle with his ambitious team of Sherpas and high altitude climbers from Pakistan have finally made their way deep into the Karakorum and are now heading towards the advanced Base Camp of the formidable K2. The expedition is led by Mingma from Nepal and Jon Snorri from Iceland. Other expedition members include Gao Li

Snorri and Mingma set off the K2 Winter Expedition as Simone and Tamara bid adieu to KarakorumRead More »