Pierson: Murph goes to K2: The best K2 video on the planet:
Update 8/24/2006: Two sources are reporting
to EverestNews.com that Canada climbers are fine. We have not heard directly
from the climbers yet, but expect too soon. It is unclear if they summited or
not, but of course what is most important is coming home...
We hope to hear from the Team directly
The Canadian climbers were sponsored in part
A strong international group of experienced mountain climbers from Canada, USA
and Czech Republic plan to attempt to summit K2 via North Ridge from China.
This daring project involves travel to one of the most remote places in the
world and difficult climb of the world’s most dangerous peak. The approach is
a 10 days hike using camels for transport of material. The climbing route is
extremely difficult-in rock classification (V) and ice (50-60%). The elevation
difference from advanced base camp to the summit is more than 3 vertical km.
Much more on this group in the future!
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