K2 BroadPeak 2006

Monday, 05 June 2006 00:00

Broadpeak Group

We four Irish - 2 johns, con and ger - left Islamibad a day early to escape heat, two gruelling days in small minibus as air con not working along Karakoram Highway, 550 km., now refreshed in Skardu. Maingroup came in last evening and Mick arrives today. Tomorrow we leave…
Wednesday, 26 July 2006 00:00

K2 Forecast for next few days;

Winds strengthening up to weekend but then easing at the weekend. (forecast team Netherlands)Comments on weatherThis may give another summit window for the climbers at base camp. If this is the case it will be a very hard decision to stay at base camp if the forecast is to show…
It was great to hear from John Dowd today and listen to him relate his stories of successfully climbing Broad Peak. His enthusiasm was infectious and I was so excited for him and my other friends Mick Murphy and Ger McDonnell in their achievement on a beautiful mountain in a…
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