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Interesting moisture forming over Broad Peak

Reflections on Broad Peak

Finally - after having walked across the 63-km-long Baltoro Glacier for four grinding and exhausting days, we arrived back in ‘Islamagood’ four days ago, trying to get used the excruciating heat and life in ‘semi’-civilisation (semi because of the lack of party opportunities). However, it is good…

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Building an operating table at Broad Peak bace camp

Broad Peak: Waiting game

It seems as if I have written similar entries in previous blogs but I guess we forget very quickly what mental challenge climbing an 8000m peak is. But let me start from scratch. On Monday morning several avalanches came down below camp 1 on Broad Peak. Unfortunately…

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A few days of rest

It has been exactly 21 days since we left Skardu and we have actually achieved quite a lot. Sergey, Rene, Simba and I have spent 3 nights on broad peak. The first night we were at the tiny site of Camp 1 at 5,300m and the following…

WeiterlesenA few days of rest