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Upper sections of Great Trango Tower's normal route. Image by Ruediger Jooss courtesy of Amical (click to enlarge).
View from the summit of Great Trango Tower towards K2 (left) and Broad Peak. Image ocurtesy of Amical (click to enlarge).

Amical's Great Trango Tower report: It worked - we'll be back next year

Posted: Sep 13, 2006 11:56 am EDT

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(K2Climb.net) This year, German-based outfitter Amical Alpine offered a commercial expedition on Karakorums Great Trango Tower (6286m).The experiment worked, and 8 out of 9 team members reached the summit. Team leader Herbert Wolf made it to the top twice, accompanying his clients divided into two summit teams. Guide on top twiceThe first group reached the summit on August 24, 2006. Summiteers were Austrians Franz Ornetsm├╝ller, Gerhard Rad, Christian Nedomlel, Bernhard Weiss, and guide Herbert Wolf. The following day,...

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