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  Double header Nanga Parbat/K2 Polish 2007 More Success!

Copyright© Billy Pierson

Today at 10 am Kinga Baranowska (Alpinus expedition Team) and Roberto "Gorri" Rojo reached the summit of Nanga Parbat. Now they are on the way to Camp 4.  Cheers, Piotr Pustelnik

Earlier: The rest of my team (Kinga Baranowska and Gorri Rojo are going this night to the summit of Nanga Parbat. Let us keep fingers crossed for success and safe return.

Please let me know briefly about BP climbers. There are Polish team (Anna Czerwinska and others). I am praying for all of them.

Best wishes



Earlier: EverestNews.com, Today at 13:40 local time (7/15/2007) Piotr Morawski, Peter Hamor and Josef "Dodo" Kopold after long and exhausting climb in deep snow and strong, cold wind reached the summit of Nanga Parbat. All trio are now in C4, resting and expecting to come back to the BC on Monday. Piotr Pustelnik

Earlier: The latest news from Nanga Parbat.K2/Nanga Parbat combo (Piotr Morawski (Alpinus Expedition Team), Peter Hamor, Dodo Kopold) are now en route to the top of Nanga Parbat. They have launched summit push 13 hours ago. According to info from Camp 4, where are now Kinga Baranowska (Alpinus Expedition Team) and Roberto "Gorri" Rojo, they have faced really deep snow. Kinga and Gorri are to leave Camp 4 at night to get to the top. Let us keep fingers crossed for successful ascent and save descent.

Piotr Pustelnik

Warsaw, 12:00 am local time, July 15.

Dear EverestNews.com, Here is Piotr Pustelnik from Poland. Below, you have latest news from my friends, who are now high up on Nanga Parbat;

Double header Nanga Parbat/K2 Polish - Slovac team; Piotr Morawski (Alpinus Expedition Team), Peter Hamor, Josef "Dodo" Kopold and Polish - Basque team; Kinga Baranowska, Roberto "Gorri" Rojo has established BC on the altitude 4100 m at the foot of Diamir Face on June, 26. Briefly after both teams established Camp 1 at the altitude 4800 m. In the next push trio moved up to Camp 2 and further to Camp 3 hoping to get to the top from Camp 3. This ambitious plan failed due to deep snow above Camp 3 and bad weather. In the meantime, Kinga and Gorri settled Camp 3 gained acclimatisation. Both teams came back to BC for rest on July,7. They rested and started again on July,10. Now trio is waiting for good weather in Camp 4 on 7400 m.Kinga and Gorri rested yesterday in Camp 3. Weather is not good now and both teams wait for better weather in high camps. Next news will come. Piotr Pustelnik

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