K2: Bulgarian climber lost in C2

K2: Bulgarian climber lost in C2

Posted: Jul 19, 2010 03:18 pm EDT

Essar Karim of ATP confirmed to ExWeb's Pakistan correspondent Karrar Haidri that Bulgarian climber Petar Georgiev Unzhiev, member of ATP International K2 Expedition 2010, passed away of high altitude sickness in camp 2 on K2. The outfitter stated that the climber's family has decided to bury the remains in C2.

Petar planned to climb K2 in summer and then make his third attempt on Manaslu this fall.


File image of Bulgarian Petar Umzhiev; general view of K2 by ATP.
courtesy Petar Umzhiev, SOURCE