Image by Jerzy Natkanski courtesy Polish Dhaulagiri 2013, SOURCE
Dhaulagiri: Sharing tents in Camp 2
Posted: May 06, 2013 10:56 am EDT
(By Correne Coetzer and Jan Komorowski, Polish contributor) Dhaulagiri teams were hoping to start their summit attempts, but high winds are keeping them from doing so. Teams reported that in the coming days the wind above 7000m is predicted to blow at about 80 mph.
On Dhaula the Polish, French and Spanish/Catalan teams are all working together, helping each other with accommodation in particular in Camp 2 with the low visibility making if difficult finding a suitable campsite already during the first rotation.
Paweł Michalski and Simone la Terra: news from May 3 - They're in BC waiting for better weather.
Polish Winter Himalaism, Dhaulagiri: news from May 5 - Marcn Miotk and Jacek.Zebracki wanted to make a fast summit push starting around May 2, but the wind was too strong.
On May 3-4 Agna Bielecka and Jerzy Natkanski pushed from BC to C1 and to C2, where they tried to find their tents, but were unable to do this because of a great amount of fresh snow. They had to use the hospitality of Spanish climbers and slept in their C2 at 6500meters.
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Paweł Michalski and Simone la Terra:
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Polish leader: Jerzy Natkański (58), assistant-leader: Dariusz (Darek) Załuski (53), Piotr Tomala (48), Marcn Miotk (40), Jacek Zyłka-Zebracki (36), Robert Cholewa (48), Agnieszka/Agna Bielecka (34) (Adam Bielecki's sister) and Tamara Stys (34):
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Juanjo Garra's blog
Catalan: Juanjo Garra, Manuel González and Enrique Osiel:
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Manuel Gonzalezdiaz Lolo on Facebook
French: Claire David, Frédéric Heymes and Arnaud Pasquer:
French team website
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