North Ridge expedition reaches highest point of trek to K2

Maxut Zumayev has reported that the North Ridge expedition has crossed the highest point on their way to K2. This would be Akal Pass. They rested for the night before this point. Then the next day went to the high point.

The next day they went to the Shaksgam Canyon. He said that everything feels perfect so far.

They expect to get to K2 base camp on the 26th June.

The North Ridge expedition consists of Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner, Ralf Dujmovits, Tommy Heinrich, Darius Zaluski, Maxut Zumayev, and Vassiliy Pivtsov.

Source: Kazpatriot

If you want to see what it is like in this area then go to the 1996 Russian expedition page for the Shaksgam Canyon. They said this place was like no where else on earth.

1996 Shaksgam Canyon


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