NEWSLETTERS - K2 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #919 August 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #9 - K2 2017 Hi All I am now back in London after leaving the K2 Base Camp. The tiring 3 and a half day walk down the 130km of rugged glacial moraine of the Baltoro Glacier always takes its toll on...

K2 Expedition 2017 #828 July 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #8 - K2 2017 Hi All It is with a sad heart that I write this newsletter, as this signals the end of our expedition. Today was the optimum summit day that we have been aiming for. In fact over two...

K2 Expedition 2017 #720 July 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #7 - K2 2017 Hi All There is nothing to report, we still sit at BC waiting for the correct weather to arrive. It is bleak and quite frustrating to have clear patches at times, but only to see that it...

K2 Expedition 2017 #619 July 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #6 - K2 2017 Hi All K2 peeking out of the cloud There is not much to report as the weather has been doing exactly as the Meteotest forecast has been predicting. Strong winds above 6,000m...

K2 Expedition 2017 #513 july 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #5 - K2 2017 Hi All It has been a while since the last newsletter and at that stage we had still not reached C2. The weather has been somewhat difficult to work around. We need reasonably clear...

K2 Expedition 2017 #43 July 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #4 - K2 2017 Hi All After our good start we have been somewhat hindered by unsettled weather. It has not really been good enough to push through the technical and exacting route from the top of the...

K2 Expedition 2017 #328 June 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #3 - K2 2017 Hi All K2 Today before dawn the weather looked quite bleak with spots of rain falling at BC, but despite this we decided to at least try and make some...

K2 Expedition 2017 #228 June 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #2 - K2 2017 Hi All 26 days after leaving Everest Base Camp I am now back at about the same altitude of 5,200m at K2 Base Camp where everyone is feeling fine. Team leaving Skardu...

K2 Expedition 2017 #117 June 2017

K2 Expedition 2017 #1 - K2 2017 Hi All K2 After just 6 days at home after Everest I am now in Pakistan on my way to K2 along with our team consisting of: Russell BRICE New...