North Ridge expedition reaches camp 1

The International expedition on the North Ridge of K2 has settled at camp 1 for the night, Maxut Zumayev reports. The next day they will rise at 3am and then depart at 5am.

Their next big goal will be to establish camp 2 at 6400m. There will be a middle camp though established at 6100m. Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner and Ralf Dujmovits will make this camp and spend a night there. After establishing camp 2 they will explore a way to camp 3.

On a related note the President of Austria has been following Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner’s progress and is hoping for success of the expedition.

Source: Kazpatriot

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