Climbing towards C1 on Broad Peak
courtesy Brad Jackson, SOURCE
Concordia Rescue Team
courtesy A. Da Polenza, SOURCE
Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski died during descent, after first winter ascent of Broad Peak on March 5th.
Significant Events on Broad Peak, Bad Weather All Around [UPDATED-3]
Posted: Jul 09, 2013 11:00 am EDT
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(By Raheel Adnan; Details about GI incident Updated; 9 July 2013, 11:00:00 EDT) AMICAL alpin teams bagged the first summit of the summer 2013 climbing season, when Austrian climber Josef Inhoger reached the top of Broad Peak (8051) on July 4th. Summit push started at 2:00AM under clear skies with moderate wind, but the climb proved to be tougher and exhausting, majorly because of excessive snow and no established route. Several climbers turned back before reaching 8000m altitude. It’s reported that six other climbers...
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