have lost another great one... We received the news
from Carlos Pauner on Sunday that Pepe Garces, who had
summitted Everest (91), K2 (01), Cho Oyu (97), G I and
G II (99), and Manaslu (01), has fell on Dhaulagiri
and have died.
Pauner Summitted K2 with Pepe on
7/22/2001, e-mailed us to tell us the sad news.
Pauner, from Spain. I climbed K2
this year with Pepe Garces, but in the last few
hours we have known that Pepe has felt on Dhaulagiri
and has been killed.
is a very sad news but unfortunately has been
confirmed from base camp.
you for your help when we went to K2."
regards, Carlos Pauner
there was summits too, but in respect for Pepe we will
wait to report them.
is a very high risk sport where people die...
had the pleasure of covering Pepe on many of his
Summits. Here is a picture of Pepe
Garces descending to base camp on GII in 1999.
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