A Sherpa reported from the Korean team has fell and is
reported dead on K2. The name of the climber has not been released. Our
prayers go out the many Sherpa families tonight.
On a more positive note, Libor Uher was the Czech climber
who summited via the Cesen.
Earlier: K2 Summits are reporting in by the minute, note these are
Here you go: Russians, Nickolai Kadoshnikov, Vict Afanasjev,
Roman Gubanov and Alex Eliseev, Americans Chris Warner, Bruce Normand and Don
Joao Garcia Portugal
Koreans, names unknown and Sherpas names unknown
plus climbers from Iran and Italy
names still coming in...
A lone Czech climber too... Details all weekend..
the Weather ALERT for K2, NP, GBI/II and Broad Peaks
High Winds approaching, Be Careful on Sat/Sun/Mon.
The current window is likely to CLOSE on Saturday. High
Winds expected to approach northern parts of Pakistan, and all main Peaks will
remain in the grip of high winds during next 5 to 6 days. Climbers are advised
to remain careful on Sat/Sun/Mon. HANIF.
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