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Dutch Wilco Van Rooijen.

K2 breaking news: Wilco found alive!

Posted: Aug 03, 2008 04:32 am EDT

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(K2Climb.net) Norit expedition leader Dutch Wilco Van Rooijen has incredibly survived 3 nights exposure on the high slopes of K2. He is currently in Camp 3, together with Cas and Pemba Sherpa. Yesterday, Wilco was located between camp 4 and 3 on the Cesen route thanks to GPS coordinates on his Thuraya sat phone, and later people in BC spotted him coming down very slowly under his own power.The Dutch mountaineer, who already scaled Everest without supplementary oxygen and attempted K2 twice before, also has a number of...

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