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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:53 pm

Gasherbrum 1 - Polish ready for summit push
http://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/ ... p?id=20626
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:56 am

I have issues on their attack, very strong winds (over 100 Km/h) are predicted on GI. New pics included: http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:33 pm

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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Tue Mar 06, 2012 11:32 am

Carlos has left the expedition due to work. Alex may do another attempt though the weather predictions are not good: cloudy, 50 Km/h winds and -44ºC lows. Gerfried, Cedric and Nissar will leave to C1 today could follow upwards if the conditions are good. Tamara and Darek don't know what to do:

http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:34 pm

I think that's one of their last attempts: http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/ (in Spanish having a translator).

They enjoyed that sun (the pic is theirs):

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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Cy Kaicener » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:37 pm

Diego - That was an interesting picture

G1 summitnight for Gerfried, Cedric & Nasir
http://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/ ... p?id=20678

http://www.gerfriedgoeschl.at/ -- Gerftied Goeschl's Austrian website (in German)

Summit push stalled on Nanga Parbat (yesterday's post)
http://theadventureblog.blogspot.com/20 ... alled.html
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:47 am

Check in a 6.800m, seguimos para cumbre! :arrow: http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/201 ... ra-cumbre/
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:52 pm

Gerfried, Cedric & Nisar approaching the summit: http://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/ ... p?id=20680

Gerfried Goschl Winter G1: Summit push tonight! :arrow: http://www.everestnews.com/stories2011/ ... 072012.htm
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Corax » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:03 am

Summit!
Adam Bielecki and Janusz Golab reached the summit.
Congratulations!
They are doing fine and are on the way down to C3 now.
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:32 am

Sorry for missing them. They wanted to reach C2 (6450 m) today:

GREAT SUCCESS OF POLISH HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERS – GASHERBRUM I (8,068 m above sea level) HAS BEEN CONQUERED IN WINTER FOR THE FIRST TIME :arrow: http://polishwinterhimalaism.pl/pages/p ... me-431.php
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:35 am

Polish SUMMIT GI, Gerfried & Co. still on the way up: http://explorersweb.com/everest_k2/news.php?id=20686

Cerquita del sueño invernal… http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/201 ... -invernal/
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:30 pm

Poles back in the winter throne, update on climbers' whereabouts: http://explorersweb.com/everest_k2/news.php?id=20688

Waiting to the others' news...
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Sat Mar 10, 2012 12:35 am

Suárez y Txikon: el frío les retira del G-1: http://www.miathletic.com/suarez_y_txik ... 211763.htm

In my opinion it's better a safe retirement that having problems later...

Temperatures around -50ºC make Alex and the Polish female to descend to BC after reaching Gasherbrum S summit, an almost unclimbable 7000:

http://www.blogseitb.com/alextxikon/2012/03/10/1715/
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Sun Mar 11, 2012 9:29 pm

Gerfried Goschl Winter G1: No Connection to the Mountain! http://www.everestnews.com/stories2011/ ... 092012.htm
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Re: Karakorum wrap-ups

Postby Diego Sahagún » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:03 am

Nisar, Cedric and Gerfried are missing: http://www.everestnews.com/stories2011/ ... 112012.htm :(
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