Pierson: Murph goes to K2: The best K2 video on the planet:
Zangrilli, Billy Pierson and Australian Hamesh Robertson and Mick Parker (who
join the expedition 20 or more days later) are planning to make the final
summit attempt on Sunday 7 August. The expedition has called porters on 10 of
August for the return trek.
Asghar Ali Porik
M/s JASMINE TOURS
24-Canning Road, GPO box 859, 1st Floor, Ishaq Market, Saddar,
Site in French:
Background: The expedition has 6 members
Zangrilli - Leader climbed Shishapangma and GII and many more peaks and also
unsuccessful attempt on K2 in 2000, Nanga Parbat, and Everest/ Bill Pearson
climbed K2 in 2000 if he climbs again the K2 he will be the third person in
the world to climb K2 twice, also Billy summited Makalu, Cho Oyu,
Shishapangma. Hamesh Robertson climbed Makalu, Fred Barth climbed Everest and
GII, David Schipper climbed Cho Oyu and Mike Parker who will join them in
later date climbed Broad Peak in 2003 and now is climbing in Nepal.
This strong team is plan to
stay at base for 40 to 50 days before return home in August.
Earlier Update: Fabrizio Zangrilli plans to lead an International team of
climbers to K2 this summer working with Asghar Ali Porik. Fabrizio tells us
the " Team going to the Abruzzi has space on the permit looking from 2- 4
climbers. The price is $4750, which includes everything unguided of course
except fixed rope, high altitude gas, food, tents, oxygen & porters. Arriving
in Islamabad June 01. Please contact for details.
Fabrizio Zangrilli was part of the succesful International
2000 K2 Expedition led by Gary Pfisterer that placed 6
climbers on the top, without the use of Sherpas or oxygen.
Pierson who summited in 2000 plans to return with Fabrizio for a try
at a second summit of K2...
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