Reinhard and Michael at Broad Peak BC in bad weather. SOURCE
Image of the Schell route on Nanga's Rupal face, courtesy of the team/HiMountain (click to enlarge). SOURCE
Memorial service for Arthur Gilkey being attended by 1953 American K2 Expedition members and porters; The memorial was built by porters under the command of Muhammad Ata Ullah. courtesy 1953 K2 Expedition, SOURCE
A few days before summit push on Broad Peak, the Polish winter team visited Gilkey Memorial. Tomasz Kowalski didn't know that a plate with his name will be here soon, while capturing this photo. SOURCE
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(By Raheel Adnan) While many of summer 2013 altitude climbers are still on the way to the mountains, some teams who reached BC early in the season are done with acclimatization, setting up higher camps and are now going for summit pushes. A narrow weather window, appearing after the mid of this week, may prove to be the opportunity for first summits of the season. Meanwhile a ceremony was held at K2 BC in the memories of two Polish climbers who died on Broad Peak this winter. Broad Peak 24 climbers from Austria and...