Gonzalez-Rubio on the Summit K2
Today, Wednesday, July 20 at
12:50 in the morning, day of the Independence of Colombia, Fernando Gonzalez
Rubio reached the summit of Nanga Parbat, 8,125 m. This is the 4th
eight-thousand mountain he conquers. After taking some pictures on the
summit, he will start his descent to camp 4 where he plans to rest and recover
strength to continue climbing down to base camp. This mountain has the merit
of having been climbed without supplemental oxygen, demonstrating the great
preparation Fernando has to face this project of climbing the 14 higher
mountains of the world. Fernando Gonzalez Rubio, a Colombian on the top of
Hello everybody, after being at
8,125 m. of altitude, enjoying being on the summit of the ninth highest
mountain of the world, I began my descent to camp 4 at 7,250 m, I slept there,
recovered strength to get to base camp where I am right now.
I am organizing everything to
be back soon in Colombia to comment a little about my adventure y Nanga
Thanks to all of those who in
one way or another have supported me in this process of climbing the 14
eight-thousands. TELECOM, BODYTECH, EL ESPECTADOR, WEBENLINEA, REAL AD,
MIGUEL VIDALES, AIR FRANCE, POLAR.
Translated from Spanish by
Tonight at 12:50, Colombia time, Fernando Gonzalez-Rubio
reached the summit of Nanga Parbat. Fernando says that the weather is very
good and after taking some pictures he will climb down to camp 4, where the
route is very technical and dangerous. With this, this is the 4th
eight-thousand meter mountain that Fernando conquests.
Translated from Spanish by Jorge Rivera
Fernando called today at 8 am, Colombia time, and
he said he was already at camp 4 at
7,200 m. They would leave for the summit at 1 AM, Pakistan time.
Update: Colombian hour Fernando
GonzalezRubio I am called from NP camp 3 that hopes to be able to do summit
Tuesday to 10pm hour of Colombia. Iván Vallejo is close by...and hopes to be
able to make summit soon.
Gonzalez is going after his 4th eight-thousand
climber Fernando González Rubio Polanco started last Monday, June 13, his
adventure in Pakistan, where he will climb Nanga Parbat, 8,125 m, the
ninth highest mountain of the world.
Fernando will be a team for Colombia, his next expedition which will start on
June 13, Nanga Parbat, called the Naked Mountain, has big altitude differences
an all its faces, especially by the Rupal Face, 4,500 m, the highest wall on
Earth. Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain of the world with 8,125 m,
and is located in Pakistan.
schedule starts on Monday, June 13, leaving from Bogota to Paris, London,
Islamabad and Gilgit, where he will start a trek to the base camp of the
wants to climb the 14 highest mountains of the world, of over eight thousand
meters of altitude, located all of them in the mountain system of the
wants to send a message to Colombians with this project, to make a national
effort, beyond the expected to recover the union among us. His is a message
from Spanish by Jorge Rivera
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