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14x8000er summiteer and winter Himalayan climbing expert, Krzysztof Wielicki.
courtesy HiMountain.eu
L/R: Denis Urubko, Simone Moro and Cory Richards on top of winter GII.
Image by Cory Richards courtesy TNF, SOURCE
Krzysztof Wielicki led a Polish team on winter Nanga Parbat in 2006/07. The team's C1 in image.
"The GI team will have to be extremely careful, particularly on the upper sections," warns Krzysztof.
courtesy ABC Winter GI team

ExWeb Karakoram Exclusive: Wielicki's Analysis of Current Winter Season

Posted: Feb 09, 2011 04:19 pm EST

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(By Angela Benavides) Will the recent Gasherbrum II winter victory prove a Karakoram dream mile - considered impossible until broken and then followed by many in short time? Cast your vote in the new poll, but first - check out the following analysis by living winter legend Krzysztof Wielicki.2011 may end up a very significant year for Himalayan winter climbing. The first Karakoram giant (GII) has been topped out in winter and more milestones could be ahead with a small team shooting for a new route on GI and the Polish...

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