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Artur climbed Annapurna in winter 86-87 with Wanda Rutkiewicz, Krzysztof Wielicki, Jerzy Kukuczka. "I am still surprised how quick and easy it was. We had no down suits and only plastic shoes, but we ended up with no frostbites," he told ExplorersWeb in an interview.
courtesy Artur Hajzer, SOURCE

Gasherbrum 1: Search for Artur Hajzer ongoing

Posted: Jul 09, 2013 05:56 pm EDT

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(By Tina Sjogren) Latest report by Thomas Laemmle of AMICAL (check dispatch feeds) states that Marcin Kaczkan has been rescued and that the search for Artur Hajzer is ongoing. In the midst of confusing events it seems that Marcin fell in the Japanese couloir, survived and managed to crawl into a tent at  camp 2. According to an Italian rescue team in place reporting to Montagna (world news feed below) Marcin has been descending through the day and should have reached BC. Nobody knows the whereabouts of Artur...

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