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File image: Sher village (8858 feet/2700 meters). The climbers stayed in a mud hut on route to Base Camp but got a clear view of Nanga Parbat in the setting sun.
Image by David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton courtesy David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton
(L/r) David Klein, Zoltan Robert, and Ian Overton at departure for Pakistan.
Image by David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton courtesy David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton
Zoltan, David, Ian and local outfitters.
Image by David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton courtesy David Klein, Zoltan Robert, Ian Overton

Winter Nanga Parbat: Ian's moments of truth

Posted: Jan 04, 2013 08:36 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) The Hungarian/American trio are well enroute to Nanga Parbat BC. Two days ago they checked in at ExplorersWeb from a rest day in Sher village (8858 feet/2700 meters). The men stayed in a mud hut and ate a chicken their cook had "found somewhere."The climbers reported some porter/gear issues, recovery from food poisoning (Ian) and dying batteries. They hope to recharge their power in BC and update from there next, hopefully this weekend. The guys mentioned that somewhere en route, in a hostel "cold enough to freeze...

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