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 Trango - The Free Dream Expedition 2008 Update


Copyright© Billy Pierson

"The last few days have been slow. Lots of snow, walks along the glacier looking for footprints and fun trundling boulders. But at last we have a weather window on the way. Tomorrow morning we go back up to ABC and then Thurs to Sat the forecast is good. So hopefully by the end of the week we will have been to the summit of Trango. " ...

Earlier: On 27th I welcome the members of Trango - The Free Dream Expedition 2008 led by Mr. Jeremy O'BRIEN - GORE a British national at Islamabad air port.

The other members of the team are;

Gareth PARRY - British

Denis ROY - French

Pierre MULLER - French

David KASZLIKOWSKI - Polish

Eliza KUBARSKA - Polish 

The expedition left Islamabad for Skardu by road. There plan is to reach base camp as soon as possible. They are also plan to spend around 20 to 25 days at base camp for their Dream of Free Climb on Trango. 

They will be keep intouch with me via email and Sat phone 

Asghar Ali Porik

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