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"Flight of the Century": Chat with Broad Peak Birdman Antoine Girard
Free wherever the wind blows. Friday, August 05 2016 at 12:12AM,  by  tina "Passing over the top
was like a dream with all my brain fogged up by the lack of oxygen."
(Scroll top bar for bigger image) "There are so many challenges! Landing on a summit of 800...

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Climbers banned? Sherpa outlawed? Nanga safe? Pythom Q&A with Alpine Club of Pakistan
Pythom/Explorersweb checked in with Col Manzoor
about Pakistan climbing bans, rules and safety. Friday, July 29 2016 at 03:39AM,  by  tina Rumors had it at the start of the Karakoram season that some teams   had been turned back a the border  and banned fro...

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Antoine Girard has broken the 8,000m mark in
high-altitude cross-country paragliding, soaring Broad Peak, the world’s 12th
highest mountain, in a seven hour flight on Saturday 23 July 2016. According
to US adventure pilot Brad Sander, who lives in Pakistan ...

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The avalanche swept a third camp on K2!
Massive avalanche on K2 this morning, Camps 3 and 4 totally gone without a trace: All members currently safe in Camp 2. Expedition now finished as all equipment for summit attempt (tents, oxygen, ropes, food, etc) has been lost. -Garrett Madison

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Nicholas Rice K2 Expedition 2016
These past five days have been spent waiting out bad weather that has brought heavy snowfall and high winds to K2. The commercial expeditions (Seven Summits, Kobler and Partners, and Madison Mountaineering) ended up pushing off their departure dates so that...

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Nanga Parbat 8125-M Winter Summits 2016
3:37pm.SUMMIT! Alex Txikon, Ali Sadpara and Simone Moro have reached the top of NANGA PARBAT (8.126m) FOR THE FIRST TIME IN WINTER. Tamara Lunger stopped some meters below. Will spend night in C4 (7.200m) and tomorrow will be back in BC. Then they’ll have c...

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May this Year be more promising than the year before! Spread the happiness all around you! It’s Christmas! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family! Team Saltoro Summits
Pakistan Alpine News
Pakistan Alpine News

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How K2 Had One of Its Luckiest Seasons Ever
With 45
successful summits, this season on K2 seems too serendipitous to be true. But
safely conquering the mountain took grueling amounts of work and skill, too. By:   ANNA CALLAGHAN At   the end of July, during
a rare instance of good weather, an estimate...

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Briefing/De-briefing at Alpine Club of Pakistan Islamabad (and faces rewind)
(Newsdesk/Karrar Haidri) ExWeb's correspondent in Islamabad has a short, official announcement to make for all climbers arriving Pakistan. On the occasion, have a look at his shots of great mountaineers visiting the ACP over the years. Click images for full...

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Samina Baig and Mirza Ali has summit Mount Vinson 4,892 m Antarctica.
Five members team including Mirza and Samina successfully
summit mount Vinson according to Pakistani time 01:00 AM today on 18th January
2014. There are no countries, cities or villages in Antarctica
since 98% of this region is covered by ice. It is the col...
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