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courtesy Abenteuer Sport With Stefan Nestler, SOURCE
Alexander and Joseph descending from Camp 3 at above 7,000 meters
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Convoy getting ready to traverse KKH, few days back.
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Nanga Parbat as seen from KKH (Photo by Carlos Garranzo, captured a few days back)
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Michael Haselsteiner in camp 2 (Broad Peak) with K2 in the background
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Police to escort KKH convoy
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"Our camp at Nanga Parbat was attacked on the night of June 22/23 by armed men claiming to be Taliban." [Ed note: check the links/ previous story who this so-called 'Taliban' is: Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan]
courtesy Boguslaw Magrel / Nanga Parbat Experience 2013 - Polski Klub Alpejski, SOURCE

Summer 2013: Karakoram Climbs Go On

Posted: Jun 28, 2013 03:43 pm EDT

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(By Raheel Adnan) Renowned Pakistani climber from Hunza, Nazir Sabir, referred to the Nanga Parbat Diamir Base Camp massacre as 9/11 of mountaineering. After the attack, it was being feared that the incident may hamper all current and upcoming summer expeditions to Pakistan. Apart from mountaineers' decision to cancel their climbs, there were chances that government of Pakistan may deny mountaineering activity on security basis. But at the moment, it appears that majority of Karakoram expeditions are moving forward as per...

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