I send you an information and 5 photos from Nanga Parbat:
South Korean Koo Eun Soo summited Nanga Parbat (8125 m) in July 8, after
Bulgarians Nikolay Petkov and Doychin Boyanov.
Boyanov and Petkov are in Skardu to rest. The next goal of the team is ascent
on eleventh highest mountain in the world Hidden Peak (Gasherbrum I, 8068 m).
This is the second stage of the climbing adventure in Karakorum. The Bulgarians
team planning a new route on Hidden Peak from South-West in pure alpine style.
Doychin Boyanov has summited Everest without oxygen in 2004. Nikolay Petkov
has bagged Everest (by West Ridge, 1984 and by Chinese Route from North, 2004)
and Dhaulagiri (1997).
The Bulgarian flag on Nanga Parbat (8125 m)
The long shadow of Naga Parbat
Doychin and Nikolay on the top
Above 7000 and the clouds
Update 07/08/2006: Dear EverestNews.com, I send you an
information about Bulgarian ascend on Nanga Parbat (8125 m):
Bulgarians Doychin Boyanov (30) and Nikolay Petkov (48)
summited Nanga Parbat (8125 m) today via Kinshofer Route after 14-hours
attack in deep snow according to expedition doctor Mrs. Temenuga
This is a short chronicle:
July 3 – a start of the summit push, Base camp-Camp 1,
July 4 – Camp 1-Camp 2,
July 5 – Camp 2-Camp 3, the members of the another
expeditions decide to descend because of deep snow and strong wind,
July 6– Camp 3-Camp 4,
July 7 – a rest in Camp 4,
July 8 – start to N. P. early in the day.
Doychin and Nikolay started to Nanga Parbat on July 3 – just
53 years after historical success of Austrian Hermann Buhl.
Best regards, Peter
This is to inform you that Mr. Nikolay our Bulgarian
Expedition climb the Nanga Parbat today few hours ago. they are now coming
down to camp 4 and hopefully tomorrow they will come down further to base camp
Source: Asghar Ali Porik
M/s Jasmine Tours
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Bulgarians Nikolay Petkov and Doychin Boyanov established camp 3 (6900 m)
yesterday, June 28.
They descended to BC today, June 29.
Update 6/23/2006: Dear EverestNews.com, Bulgarian Nikolay
Petkov and Doychin Boyanov reached camp 2 (6100 m) in June 22 and descended to
BC today, June 23.
Nikolay and Doychin will be climbing completely
self-supported, without supplemental oxygen, without guides, and without
high-altitude porters. Weather is sunny and to hot. Best, Peter
Update 6/19/2006: Bulgarian Nanga Parbat Expedition reach
the base camp and we received a call from them every things is going well..
Nikolay Petkov and Doychin Boyanov - two of the best Bulgarian climbers - are back to the Karakorum.
Together, they are ready to summit Nanga Parbat (8125 m) and Gasherbrum- 1 (or
Hidden peak, 8068 m) this summer. Although details are still sketchy, the pair
hopes to summit both peaks in light style and Hidden peak – by new route from
Nikolay Petkov, 48 years old, has climbed Everest twice (1984 - Integral West
Ridge, 2004 - Chinese route from North) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m) in 1997. He
was a leader of the Bulgarian National expedition on Broad peak (8047 m) in
2001. Doychin Boyanov (30) was a member of this expedition. He ascended
Everest without supplementary O2 (2004). In 2005, as a member of the
“Polish-Bulgarian Team K-2 Expedition”, reached 8150 m on K-2.
The guys don't seem to care
that no one was able to reach the top of Gasherbrum-1 last year, or if Nanga
Parbat is considered the most dangerous of all 8000ers. Their only interest is
to summit both peaks.
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