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  Polish International Winter Nanga Parbat Expedition: Happy New Year


HiMountain Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition 2006/2007

Update: We would like to wish all the best in the New Year to our friends, readers and mountaineers.

Himountain Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition Team.

On the New Year’s Eve, the team consisting of Artur Hajzer (Himountain Team), Jacek Jawień and  Darek Załuski left the Base and went up in order to build Camp 3. The weather was quite good.
On the New Year, they reached Camp 2. Unfortunately, the wind on the ridge was too strong. Now, despite difficult weather conditions, they are preparing a bypass of the Wielicki Spur. They are leading a variant route on the right side of the Wielicki Spur. This would make the approach to Camp 2 faster and easier. As a result HAPs will probably be able to reach C2 with their cargo and return for night to C1. Today, the team is intending to climb in the direction of the depot left by Krzysztof Wielicki (Himountain Team) and his team. They also want to start fixing ropes to Camp 3. Unfortunately, the wind is very strong.

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