Climbers at C2 during last week's acclimatization.
Nanga Parbat: Time for Potential Summit-Bid

Posted: Feb 22, 2016 07:48 am EST

(By Raheel Adnan) The weather window has arrived and the Kinshofer route climbers are on the move. They are aiming to reach C2 today and go for summit in next couple of days. Their progress will, however, depend upon meteorological conditions and physical health of climbers, considering the not-so-perfect acclimatization level.


Alex Txikon, Ali Sadpara, Tamara Lunger and Simone Moro left Base Camp this morning at 05:30am. As of now (1200hrs local time), they are negotiating the ascent to C2 (6100m) below Kinshofer Wall. The four climbers spent a night in C2 last week, whereas Alex Txikon and Ali Sadpara fixed ropes till C3 (6700m) in January.


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