There’s action on Nanga Parbat where Simone and Denis set up camp 1 and greeted Polish neighbors in base camp. Less popular is K2 with a storm currently punishing the hardy Russians on its moody slopes. Nanga Parbat: breaking bread with neighbors Simone Moro and Denis Urubko reached C1 at 5,100 and spent a freezing night at -25º. “We had a good time,” Urubko reported. “We broke a tent-pole, nearly burnt a cover with the new stove, spilled a thermos with tea and texted inspired messages home.”High risk of…
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Filed under: Climbers, Expedition, Karakoram, winter expedition | Tagged: Artur Hajzer, Climbers, Denis Urubko, Expedition, Gasherbrum, K2, Karakoram, Nanga Parbat, Polish climbers, Russian Climb, Simone Moro, Travel |