Posts Tagged ‘K2’

Bedrejczuk and Kaczkan reach camp 1

February 24, 2018

Maciej Bedrejczuk and Marcin Kaczkan have reached C1 on an acclimatization phase of the climb. Tomorrow they will head to C2 at 6700m. Marek Chmielarski and Artur Małek will also leave base camp. All of these climbers have the intention of reaching C3 at 7200m to acclimatize.

The high altitude porters will also leave camp with the camp of taking supplies and oxygen to C2.

Polish Winter Expedition

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Polish Winter Expedition heading towards K2 base camp

January 8, 2018

The Polish winter expedition have arrived in Pakistan and are now headed towards base camp. They arrived in late December in Pakistan. They have made their way to Skardu and from there to Askole. Since then they have been walking by foot with the assistance of many Pakistani porters.

The aim of the expedition is to climb K2 in winter. So far there has been no successful attempt of K2 in winter. This is the only 8000m mountain without one.

Polish Winter Expedition 

Davo Karnicar to return home

July 7, 2017

Davo Karnicar has decided to return home and not attempt to ski down K2. He said that injury to his back was the main reason for returning home. Also he said that it was difficult conditions this year for it to be skied down. He was attempting to ski down the Cesen. Had things gone well he would have skied from the bottleneck. 

Davo Karnicar

Davo Karnicar skies on K2 from camp 1

July 6, 2017

Davo Karnicar has skied down the lower part of K2. He has done an initial test run from camp 1. He skied from there to base camp.