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  • Thursday, March 12, 2015

    ! Warning: Climbers

    in the danger zone on the treacherous Nanga Parbat for the first winter summit

  • The high altitude drama at Nanga Parbat continues as the snow battered team plans to attempt for the second summit push in a matter of coming two days and conquer the 8,126 metre Savage Mountain for the first time in the dead of winters. Spaniard Alex Txikon, Italian Daniele Nardi along with Pakistani climbers Muhammad Khan and Ali Sadpara have now ideally crossed the threshold of safe zone and have reportedly reached Camp 2 on Kinshofer Route on the Diamir Face.

  • Friday, March 13, 2015

    History in The

    Making: Battle is still on as team fires up final summit push at Nanga Parbat

  • The chase is finally in place as the team not only managed to reach Camp 4 but have now started their final summit push on the Nanga Parbat for the first winter ascent. Spaniard Alex Txikon confirmed his position in the wee hours of Friday morning, reassuring that the battle is still very much on.

  • Saturday, March 14, 2015

    Nanga winter climb

    abandoned: K-2 and Nanga in the rugged North of Pakistan survive yet another winter

  • As the news pours in from the top of the ninth highest mountain in the world, the ambitious team has now abandoned its plan of conquering the Savage Mountain in wake of the deteriorating conditions and is now retreating to the Base Camp set up at Kinshofer Route on the Diamir Side.