and K2 Summiter Piotr Pustelnik Broad Peak 2005
Update 6/30/2005: Here is Piotr
Pustelnik - Lotto - MultiBank Góra Pragnień expedition. In a few days I am
going to Pakistan. We want to climb Broad Peak. Me, my partner Artur Hajzer
and Slovak team: Martin Gablik and Rudolf Bosjak will try normal (Austrian)
route on Broad Peak. I suppose we will establish Base Camp on July, 10. Wish
The local name of Broad
peak is Faichan Kangri. The height of main peak is 8047 meters/26,401ft.
It is called Broad Peak because of its breadth at the top.
Broad Peak is one of the 8000 meters
peaks which towers above the Concordia at the heart of the Karakorum
range. It lies on the Pakistan/China frontier between K2 and the
Gasherbrum peaks and was first climbed by four Austrians in 1957,
including Kurt Diemberger and Herman Buhl.
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