Pakistan Winter Broad Peak: Polish climbers at 7400 meter

Posted: Mar 04, 2013 04:13 pm EST

(Newsdesk) After spending the night at 6200 meter Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Artur Małek, Tomasz Kowalski climbed to 7400 meter where they will spend tonight. Karim Hayyat stayed behind, reported the Polish team.

The four climbers will go for the summit (8047m) from 7400m. Their departure time is dependent on the temperature. If it is not colder than minus 30 degrees Celsius, they will start climbing at midnight and should reach the summit on March 5th at noon.

The weather is good, and no strong wind.

Team leader Krzysztof Wielicki is at Base Camp with Shaheen Baig and Amin Ullah.

The support agency in Pakistan for the Polish Winter Broad Peak 2012-13 is Jasmine Tours Pakistan

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Artur Małek under last crevasse at 7800m during the previous summit push earlier this season,
Image by Adam Bielecki courtesy Polish 2012-13 Winter Broad Peak, SOURCE
In the photo are four climbers close to camp IV. Photo taken in 2011.
Image by K.Starek courtesy Polish 2012-13 Winter Broad Peak, SOURCE

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