Ian and David uploaded new pics on their FB page from Chilas.
Image by Hungarian - American Winter Nanga Parbat Expedition (2013) courtesy Hungarian - American Winter Nanga Parbat Expedition (2013), SOURCE
Nanga Parbat update: summit push aborted, climbers back in BC

Posted: Feb 13, 2013 03:15 am EST
(Newsdesk) After two days at 6000 meters in worsening weather Daniele Nardi and Elisabeth Revol decided to return to Base Camp. Some frostbite is mentioned and more info is expected tomorrow . Don't miss ExWeb's interview with Daniele Nardi prior to the push.

A few days back also Ian and David called it a day, for good this time. A wrecked move to Camp 2 (Ian got AMS) became the decisive factor.

Record altitude holders on Nanga this winter (7400 meters) Tomek and Marek have gone home.

News is expected from Joel Wischnewski who announced a three-day solo attempt on the Rupal side before the weekend. Wischnewski was last in camp 2 suffering stomach cramps and holding for weather. His latest post (Feb 6) said he'll be moving for three days, going up the S-E pillar.

Broad Peak

Climbers are in BC with camp 3 ready and holding for a 2-3 day weather window reported Krzysztof Wielicki.

Nanga Parbat (active):

Nardi's reports

Eli's reports

Joel Wischnewski

Broad Peak:

Polish on FB

Nanga Parbat (cancelled):

Ian, David and Zoltan on FB

Tomek and Marek


News updates about Pakistan winter expeditions

Altitude Pakistan (Laila Peak)

RussianClimb (Amin Brakk)

Polish winter climbing news


Previous update

Winter Nanga Parbat ExWeb interview with Daniele Nardi: "We can't afford mistakes"


Winter permits, calendar climbs and more: 2004 ExWeb series revisit

Winter 8000ers: Statistics recall

Himalaya winter games: list of expeditions is up

Hunt For Funds And A Tuna Freezer: ExWeb Interview With Team Nanga Parbat
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