While most teams are leaving K2, there are still a number of teams and
individuals that are staying to consider making attempts on the summit. Stay
tuned for more details. At the moment, the remaining climbers are trying to
establish a chronology of events while the facts are fresh in everyone's mind.
Earlier: A fund has been set up with the help of Nazir
Sabir of the Alpine Club of Pakistan and many others including the Mountain
Fund to help the families of the 2 Sherpas and 2 Pakistani climbers who died
in this tragedy. Please consider helping ...
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Much more in the coming days on these brave climbers who
gave their lives in support of others.
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