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courtesy Fredrik Ericsson

K2: Sky-skier Fredrik Ericsson in fatal accident

Posted: Aug 06, 2010 03:08 pm EDT

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Extra update Aug 07, 11.30 EDT.All climbers from Cesen route are now safe down at BC.After speaking with Fredrik's father and Gerlinde, Ralf Dujmovits has released on his expedition website details about Fredrik Ericsson's fall on K2:Fredrik, Trey and Gerlinde left camp 4 at around 01:30 am this morning. Because of the worsening weather, the other 6 mountaineers remained in their tents. Karl Gabl, the expedition weatherman, had forecasted that the wind and poor visibility would clear during the day so the three climbers...

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