7/31/2005: Hello EverestNews.com,
This year is
a bad year for climbing in Himalaya and Karakorum. Some of climbers have been
lucky; like on Nanga Parbat, and some other hasn’t any chance of a small
summit bid. We had a nice stay in BC together with the other climbers, Radek
and Petr, etc.
weather condition and lots of snow let us make only some small attempts on
this big mountain. The risk of avalanche in some section of mountain was (is)
still very high. This situation obstructs push up to summit so I did abort K2
Expedition. Same as the other climbers who also relies that, there is very
less chance and left the BC. Some climbers are still waiting for better
weather. Hope to improve the weather and wish the best for them.
Thank you for
following the Exp. report and best regards to all EverestNews.com readers.
News 7/17: We actually planned today 17th July;
go up to the Camp I. But unfortunately it has begun again to snow since
yesterday night. Right now all the K2 climbers are in Base camp and waiting
for good weather. We hope that could move further up to higher camp on Monday.
heads back to K2 in 2005!
Peter is a very succesful
climber in the Alps, Karakorum and Himalaja and vetern expedition leader. Some
of the 8000 meters peaks he climbed in the last few years, Cho-Oyu 8201
meters, Shisapangma 8021 meters, Broad Peak 8047 meters, Gasherbrum II 8035
meters, Hidden Peak I 8068 meters, and Nanga Parbat 8125 meters. There was
summits of Makalu on his expedition in 2004. After Makalu Peter headed
over to K2. Bellow is some of his pictures from K2 2004 picture show.
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