"Our cook, Mossin, and his helper, Momad, do their best and prepare for us various dishes for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Today [Febr. 25th] we have eaten scrambled eggs with green peppers and lamb a dish that you will not find even in the best restaurants listed by Michelin." Image by Adam Bielecki courtesy Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015, SOURCE
Amin Ullah, Karim Hayyat, Tomek Kowalski and Artur Małek in the mess tent. Image by Adam Bielecki courtesy Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015, SOURCE
Tomasz from BC: "Unfortunately, for many days looked the same: wind, cold, wind, lack of visibility and sometimes snow. The culmination of the wind is expected tonight [Feb. 26th], initially promised to be even a hurricane. [...] Now messa looks like a fortress, and we hope that the hurricane will continue without the need to defend by our brave soldiers :-)" Image by Tomasz Kowalski courtesy Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015, SOURCE
The Gilkey Memorial Image by Tomasz Kowalski courtesy Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015, SOURCE
Wind in knots. Image by Polish 2013 Winter Broad Peak courtesy Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015, SOURCE
The altitude Adam Bielecki and Arthur Małek reached while trying to summit Broad Peak (8047 m) on 2/17/2013. (attempt began from C3). Topo by Romuald Bielecki, Adam's father. Image by Topo by Romuald Bielecki on Facebook
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(Newdesk) They begin to live again after a positive weather forecast and are more than ever ready for a summit attack, says the Polish team. Since they had turned back from their Broad Peak summit attempt 9 days ago, they had to entertain themselves at Base Camp; they hiked to K2 BC, "walking on a mine field", and are keeping a close eye on the weather. Yesterday they received news that the wind speed could drop on March 4-5, "there is light in the tunnel - hope for the summit!" reported Tomasz Kowalski...