Climbers leaving K2 Base Camp
towards advanced base camp (ABC). Photo by Waldemar Niclevicz.
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Bad Weather Prevents from Going on Climbing
35th day of the Expedition K2 2000.
We are at K2 Base
Camp (5100 meters).
am sorry to tell you that the bad weather
still has a firm grip on the region. Our idea
was to restart the climb today
when we woke up at 4:00 am.
But It was cold, snowing heavily and dark clouds gathered all around us. This
weather has continued all day long. There continues to be snow at every
moment, cold winds and no sunshine.
the Korean expedition led by Lee Sune Won broke camp and started their return
home, very satisfied by the
Summits of K2. Nine
of the eleven expedition members reached the 8611 meter summit of this giant
(eight using supplemental O2). They are returning home very proud and they
ought to be. This is a great victory for any climbing team. I too am
eager to return home, but not until I carry out my plans to climb on, and
summit, this big mountain. I hope all alpinists who remain here feel the
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