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Latok 1 urgent appeal: Oscar Perez stuck above 6500 meters

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Postby mconnell » Sun Aug 16, 2009 8:20 pm

An update to the Time article says the rescue has been called off. :(

http://www.time.com/time/world/article/ ... 83,00.html
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Postby nattfodd » Sun Aug 16, 2009 9:32 pm

I saw it in http://www.fieldtouring.com/?page_id=710

Very sad news indeed.
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Postby Diego Sahagún » Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:02 am

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Postby Diego Sahagún » Tue Aug 25, 2009 12:11 am

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ExWeb interview with Latok II rescuer Dave Ohlson

Postby Karrar Haidri » Fri Sep 11, 2009 5:46 pm

ExWeb interview with Latok II rescuer Dave Ohlson,"deciding to help was automatic; nobody asked us to go"

http://www.k2climb.net/news.php?id=18701

Latok II as seen from BC

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Postby rickford » Sun Sep 27, 2009 4:24 pm

I just read this thread for the first time....

What a sad series of events.... My thoughts go out to Oscar's family, friends, and the Spanish climbing community.
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Postby Diego Sahagún » Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:34 pm

Gracias Rick
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