23/06/16 : Day 13 – Arrival at K2 Basecamp, 5000m
Despite us only having a short trek (12km or so) up to K2 BC from our camp below Broad Peak BC, we planned to leave early. Overnight, it snowed several inches, and was still snowing when we got up at 0500
22/06/16: Day 12 – Goro 2 Camp to Base of Broad Peak, 4700m
Last night was the first night where I actually felt comfortable in my sleeping bag. Up until now, it’s been much too warm at night to be comfortable in my Mountain Hardwear Ghost -40 bag
21/06/2016: Day 11 Urdukas to Goro 2 camp, 4390m
Despite the noise, none of us were going to budge before our allotted walk up time (0600), so we tossed and turned, and dozed whilst the din outside grew louder….
This article on IDG and our Chairman Stephen Bennett appeared in the June 2016 edition of The Manufacturer magazine.
20/06/2016: Day 10 – Paiju Camp to Urdukas Camp, 4050m
The trek to Urdukas Camp was long and arduous and brought home just how dangerous it can be, and that’s before the real mountaineering begins…