Nanga Parbat Rupal BC (photo from 2006 Expedition). Romanian team is attempting Schell route on Rupal side this season. courtesy Janos Torok, SOURCE
"Shaving our heads before long expeditions has become a ritual." Lithuanian Saulius Damulevicius and Ernestas Marksaitis are part of International Nanga Parbat Expedition. courtesy Saulius Damulevicius , SOURCE
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(By Raheel Adnan, Story updated June 12, 06:50 am EDT) Climbers who arrived in Pakistan a week ago are now reaching their respective Base Camps. Apart from adjusting in thin air, they have to get used to the Pakistani food as well. The majority of them reported stomach problems but fortunately nothing alarming. Base Camps on both Diamir and Rupal sides of Nanga Parbat are active now, whereas Karakoram teams are still on the move. Nanga Parbat Rupal Side The Romanian team aiming to climb Schell route on the Rupal side...