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Gasherbrum I
courtesy Carlos Garranzo, SOURCE
Czech Gasherbrum Team
courtesy Marek Holecek, SOURCE
The New Route attempted by Marek Holecek and Zdenek Hruby. In 2009, they had to retreat from 7500m.
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Memorial plaque for Abel, Xevi and Alvaro.
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Expected route of K6 West first ascent.
courtesy Photo: Rafal Slawinski, Topo: Janusz Kurczab, SOURCE

Summer 2013: Final Summit Bids, GI Summits and K6 West First Ascent

Posted: Aug 03, 2013 04:04 pm EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan) An eventful summer climbing season, dominated by series of tragic incident, is swiftly approaching its end. Everyone, except very few climbers, has already vacated the mountains. Climbers still on the mountain are hoping for late season success on GI and GII. New Route Attempt on GI The Czech Gasherbrum team (Marek Holecek, Zdenek Hruby, Marek Novotny, Tomas Petrecek) were the last to arrive at BC this year (around the mid of July). As per Marek Holecek’s July 28th report, Marek Novotny and...

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