K2: All Summiters Back in Base Camp

All 10 Nepali climbers are now safely back at Base Camp. Last night, Gelje Sherpa and Sona Sherpa reached BC in a marathon 36-hour push, while the other eight decided to rest at Camp 3.

This afternoon, all were reunited back at Base Camp, and the red carpet was rolled out, as the Pakistani military flew in to congratulate the team and to collect Sergi Mingote’s body for repatriation.

General Javad of the Pakistani military congratulates SST leader Dawa Sherpa.