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  Simone Moro attempts Nanga Parbat (8125 meters), K2 (8611 meters) and Broad Peak (8047 meters) all in two months!


Dispatch One: Reinhold Messner says, in his book The Naked Mountain, that after completing the first trip to Nanga Parbat, in 1972, he reached the village of Ser in the Diamir Valley, tired to death.  His brother Gunther was left behind, buried by a sudden avalanche, when both were looking at the green and wide praire where base camp is settled today, on the west face of Nanga Parbat. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Two: The carriers have gone, blessed peace, but we are completely alone at Nanga Parbat's base camp.  There are no other expeditions in sight and the Kazak group will arrive until tomorrow or day after tomorrow, ahead of Lafaille. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Three: Hello friends! Everything is going well thanks the good weather and our good physical condition. I told many times that I never had a so strong team.... Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Four: The route till camp 2 is going well and we are still fixing rope. In spite of the fact that we are here in base camp for 4 days only, the work to fix the rope and high camp are going very well... Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Five: The nice story about Nanga Parbat with sun and blue sky finished... It should be wonderful if the sun will continue to shine but the reality in the Himalaya and Karakorum it is different... Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Six: Yesterday all the team went to camp 2 at 6100 meters carrying equipment in heavy and big packs… We started at 4 a.m. and we spent 8 hours in climbing the 2000 meters of face with the last 100 meters of Kinshofer wall. Our plans was to sleep in camp 2 and the day after to go to camp 3 and then 7000 meters fixing the “last” 500 meters of fix rope. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Seven: Hello Guys. We have only been here for 16 days,  but we are really close to the first summit attempt. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Eight: SUMMIT, SUMMIT, SUMMIT !!!!! Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch Nine: 4 More Climbers summited Nanga Parbat!!! Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 10: More Photos Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 11: A very important personal result came! After only 20 days expedition I and JC Lafaille opened a new route, in alpine style on the Diamir face of Nanga Parbat. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 12: Today Ed Viesturs and JC Lafaille came back to BC after summited Nanga Parbat. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 13: The Mountain wins! Also on my fifth attempt, after opening a new route last week with JC Lafaille, the mountain refused me and any climber more. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 14: We are still in Skardu waiting for our new Liaison Officer for K2 and Broad Peak. We are at 2400 m in a nice and quite Hotel. There is also an artificial lake where we can swim and take sun. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 15:  Hello my friends. After long time of silence today I send you report. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 16: Finally we reached Broad Peak Base camp. Today is the first day of relax here, but we get already bad weather and snow. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 17: Simone and Inaki, After the success of Ed and JC, Simone and Inaki Ochoa made the summit, their were the second summit on Broad Peak of the season. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 18: Summit on Broad Peak!!! The main summit has been climbed yesterday by myself and by Iñaki Ochoa de Olza, at 11 hours in the morning, in Alpine style and under very strong winds.  Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 19: Again Summit!!! Also Denis Urubko reached the Broad Peak summit this morning at 8:10 a.m. With the climb of Denis we get the 100% of success of our team members. 12 members on 12 climbed Broad Peak in 4 different days and in alpine style. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 20: The sky continue to be clean with sunshine. With this condition this night one Spanish-Swiss team started from camp 4 attempting the K2 summit but did not make the summit. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 21:Today all the members of Kazakhstan team came back to base camp. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 22: Today is a nice and sunny day without wind. The classic summit day.... Check here for the full dispatch.

 

Dispatch 23: Today an Italian team came to base camp. Check here for the full dispatch.

 

 
 
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