Spanish veteran Carlos Soria reached C2 (6.850m) on Dhaulagiri yesterday. He is strong and keeping a good pace. Image courtesy of Carlos (click to enlarge). Image by Carlos Soria courtesy Carlos Soria
American Don Bowie, who attempted Broad Peak this past summer, was one of the first to volunteer when ADEPT called out for climbers to help in Kashmir. Don is currently the US response to the appeal. A total of 50 climbers have volunteered already. Image of Don this summer with K2 in the background, courtesy of Don Bowie (click to enlarge).
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(Newsdesk) Don Bowie has been fighting a lonely battle on Annapurna (Steck is coming for the Everest part) thus far but now action is building on the peak. Spanish record senior mountaineer Carlos Soria, 73 is headed for a summit push tomorrow. Much of the route has been prepared by Sherpas: infamous for its avalanches, exposure is the big risk on this ascent. Carlos Soria will be climbing with Tente Lagunilla and other members the expedition.After Anna, the senior climber plans to attempt Dhaulagiri and Kanchenjunga (Soria...