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  Polish Bulgarian K2 Expedition: To Base camp!


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Update: June 17th: After one day rest in Paiju the members of the Polish-Bulgarian expedition started today to BC via Baltoro Glacier....

 

Update 6/13/2005: Today is a first day of the caravan with porters from Ascole to Base Camp....

 

Updates

 

Polish-Bulgarian “K2 Team Expedition 2005”

The expedition has 7 members (4 from Poland and 3 from Bulgaria).

 

Anna Barbara Czerwinska (Leader) climbed:

1979 - Rakaposhi (7788 m), new route, first woman ascent,

1983 – Broad Peak – Rocky Summit (8030m), first woman ascent,
1985 – Nanga Parbat (8125 m), first Polish woman ascent,
2000 - Mount Everest (8848 m),
2000 – Shisha Pangma – Central Summit (8013 m),
2001 – Lhotse (8516 m),
2001 – Cho-Oyu (8201 m),

2002 – Ama Dablam (6856 m),
2003 – Gasherbrum II (8035 m).

 

Leszek Cichy:

1974 – Shispare (7619 m), first ascent,

1975 – Gasherbrum II (8035 m), new route,

1980 – Mount Everest (8848 m), first winter ascent,

1984 – Yalung Kang (Kangchenjunga West, 8505 m).

First Polish Seven Summits summiter.

 

Dariusz Zaluski:

1988 r.- Hagshu (6300 m) in Zanskar, first ascent, .
1990 r.- Aconcagua (69
59 m),.
1993 r. – Borondo Sar (6800 m)
in Karakorum, first ascent,
1995 r. – Kilimandżaro,
1997 r. - Mount McKinley (6194 m),
1997 r. - Gasherbrum II (8035 m), 
2000 r. - Cho Oyu (8201 m),

2001 r. - Lhotse (8516 m).
 

Joanna Kowalczewska is a rookie in the high mountains.

 

Doychin Boyanov has climbed Mount Everest (8848 m) without oxygen in 2004.

 

Ivan Temelkov has ascended at that time 8600 m (without oxygen too).

 

Bulgarian Boyan Petrov (February 07, 1973) is attempting K2 this summer, but Boyan’s toughest challenge is the one he faces every day type 1 diabetes. Challenges are something Boyan does not shy away from, and he doesn’t let diabetes control his life. Besides following a personal dream, Boyan’s adventures are meant to prove to the rest of the world that diabetes is an illness that can be controlled and overcome, even in the most extreme environments. “Eli Lilly” - major American pharmaceutical manufacturer, is this year sponsor for his attempt on K2. The expedition is part of the programme to climb the Seven summits. Boyan has climbed McKinley (6195 m), Akoncagua (6959 m), Elbrus (5642 m) and peak Kaufman (in the past – peak Lenin, 7134 m).

 

 

 

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