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Confirmed News - 2 nights at Camp 2

It is now confirmed from Altitude Junkies website: Philippe and the other French independent climber Gorgan climbed to Camp 1and then Camp 2 on the 27th and 28th respectively and are planning to spend a second night at camp two for their personal acclimatization...

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Philippe is awaiting the good moment

Philippe is awaiting the good moment

Hi all, this is Anna writing from Islamabad and I am back from Base Camp. The technology hasn`t been great and I can only guess what is going on up there. The plan when I left Gasherbrum Base Camp the 23rd was that Philippe goes up to Camp 1 and sleep...

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Skardu (2200m)

June 9: Islamabad (500m) - Besham (600m) We left Islamabad after lunch hoping to reach Besham before the night. Most of the road was ok but many sections were very rough and took a lot of time. The scenery was nice and changing with the altitude, between...

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Driving to Skardu - Skardu en bus

Today we woke up at 5am to go to the airport to take the flight to Skardu. We checked-in, passed the security check and waited several hours...until we have been told that the only flight of the day was cancelled. That happened 3 times in the past 4 days....

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still in Islamabad - Toujours a Islamabad

still in Islamabad - Toujours a Islamabad

We couldn't take the flight to Skardu this morning. Unfortunately there is only one flight per day so we have to stay one more day in Islamabad and hopefully fly to Skardu tomorrow. The good side is that the food is excellent and we can gain some weight...

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Islamabad

We arrived in Islamabad early this morning, fortunately with all our luggages. The flights were long but went well even though we slept only a few hours in the last 2 days. We are staying a bit outside of the city in a calm residential area. This place...

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Nice - Paris - Doha - Islamabad

We take the first flight today and two more tomorrow. Hopefully we will reach Islamabad on the 7th with all our baggage. Below is the schedule for the coming days. Next update at Islamabad. Nous avons notre premier vol ce soir et deux de plus demain en...

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Packing is done/Les bagages sont faits

The final material is arriving as we speak:, the Exos 46 pack from Osprey as well as the Suunto X6HR & GPS X10 and a Summit Ice axe from Petzl. Thanks! Friday we will leave the sunny Nice for the 2 month long journey to Pakistan. Friends who are already...

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