Broad Peak seen from NW, from the expedition’s base camp. Green triangles indicate a low camp 1 and a low camp 3. Red triangles indicate the proper camps. Various line colors indicate various rope diameters. Green – 5 mm rope, Red – 6 mm rope, Blue – 7 mm rope, Yellow – tracers, Purple – running belay
courtesy Polish 2012-13 Winter Broad Peak, SOURCE
Polish Winter Broad Peak 2012-13: last crevasses crossed

Posted: Mar 05, 2013 07:22 am EST
(Newsdesk) Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Artur Małek, Tomasz Kowalski left 7400 meter for the summit (8047m).

Two hours ago they were crossing the last crevasse at 7850m; just 50 meters short to the pass, reports Jan Komorowski to ExWeb. The weather is ok!

Artur Hajzer, Leader of the "Polish Winter Himalayan Mountaineering 2010-2015", reported on Facebook that the 4 men started their summit attack at 5h15 local time on March 5th. The weather forecast for tomorrow is now also good. The push to the top should take about 3 hours, says Hajzer.

Mountain team leader Krzysztof Wielicki is at Base Camp with Shaheen Baig and Amin Ullah. Karim Hayyat is waiting at 7400m for the summit team.

The support agency in Pakistan for the Polish Winter Broad Peak 2012-13 is Jasmine Tours Pakistan

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