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Traversing above C3; Photo from previous Iranian attempt.
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Iranian route from BC to C3 on Broad Peak (Click to view full image).
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Iranian route from C3 to Summit on Broad Peak (Green line on the left is Normal route, whereas green line on right depicts Denis Urubko & Serguey Samoilov 2005 line of ascent).
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Upper portions of standard route on Broad Peak.
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Iranian Team at airport before departure to Islamabad.
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Iranian Broad Peak New Route: Complications on Descent

Posted: Jul 19, 2013 06:42 am EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan) Setting out from third bivouac at 8000m, three Iranian climbers, Aidin Bozorgi, Pouya Keivan and Mojtaba Jarahi, reached the summit of Broad Peak on Tuesday morning (July 16th), but they haven't been able to return to C3 yet. As per last communication, they were at 7800m, needing food and water. Iranian Route In 2009, Iranian climbers attempted to conquer Broad Peak via a new route from Southwest Face. The route consists of two sections, a) Climbing Southwest face to C3 of standard route. b) From C3,...

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