Pik Lenin. Approaching Camp 2

Pik Lenin. Approaching Camp 2

Below Pik Razdelnaya (on the right, 6148m) there is the former place of Camp 2 known as the Frying Pan. On the 13th of July 1990 the camp was wiped out by an earthquake-triggered serac avalanche. 43 climbers died. This accident is considered the worst in mountaineering history.
on Dec 12, 2008 11:25 am
Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing
Image ID: 471323


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justahiker - Dec 29, 2008 4:30 am - Voted 10/10


Very impressive place to be.......

I like the composition of clouds and snow wiht blue sky... Great!


IgorPazinich - Jan 14, 2009 1:33 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Stunning!!!

Yeah, you're right. Especially when you're aware of the background.

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