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Gasherbrum I (left).
courtesy Alex Txikon/ ABC team, SOURCE
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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Summer 2013 Wrap Up: Summits and Distressing Situations in Karakoram

Posted: Jul 23, 2013 01:45 pm EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan; Updated 23 July 2013, 10:49:25 EDT) There have been many significant events in Karakoram over past few days. Search and Rescue on Broad Peak Help couldn’t reach the three Iranian climbers, who got stuck above C3 after their Broad Peak ascent via a new route. They remained in contact with their home team till Saturday evening, but the communication is lost since then. Chances of their safety and rescue are depleting with every passing hour. High altitude porters searched for them near...

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