Live image over contact 4.0 of a climber's shadow on GII's glacier, courtesy of Daniela Teixeira (click to enlarge).
Dutch team climber above C3 on K2's Cesen route. Image courtesy of Norit Expedition's website (click to enlarge).
Bruce Normand, back on Distaghil Sar after nine years. Image courtesy of Don Bowie's website (click to enlarge).
Spanish climbers in Broad Peak's BC, including Juan Vallejo (third from right) and Jose Carlos Tamayo, in a short visit before launching a summit push on GIV. Image courtesy of Rafa Merchán (click to enlarge).
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(K2Climb.net) This morning the "dos Pedros" bagged G2, the second milestone in their ambitious Gasherbrum traverse. Currently holding in a blizzard at 7,400 meters, they plan for GIII as soon as conditions improve. Meanwhile, the French K2 west face team have reportedly summited Broad Peak, and a Spanish team topped out GII yesterday as well. K2 climbers have aborted their pushes but the game is far from over. Gasherbrum II: Second G down for the Peters - Egocheaga back on top! G4 - summit push soonPeter Hamor and Piotr...