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"Yet another avalanche thundered down the mountain and across the glacier 500m from Base Camp at lunchtime." says Adrian Hayes today.
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K2 from Broad Peak BC
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Going up the Japanese Corridor on GI
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Spanish Climbers Announced Dead, Teams Abandon K2 Climb

Posted: Jul 27, 2013 06:42 pm EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan) As per an official press release, Xevi Gomez, Alvaro Paredes and Abel Alonso have been presumed dead on Gasherbrum 1. Having spent too much time at altitude without food and shelter, chances for their survival were non-existent. Apart from search conducted by climbers, sherpas and porters, two helicopters spent several hours looking for missing climbers on July 26th. The search operation was discontinued yesterday evening. The climbers will probably remain on 'Hidden Peak', forever. After aborting the...

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