In the past few weeks, the crew had removed 1,200 kilos (2,646 lb) of garbage, and by the end of the summer, he anticipated 22,000 kilos (48,502 lb) Replica A Lange&Sohne watches would have to be carried out of K2, Broad Peak, and Gasherbrum base camps. You can learn more about the effort at evk2cnr.org.Fredrik and I thanked the crew for their hospitality and wished them luck in their valiant endeavor. If we were going to make it to K2, it was time to get moving.
As Fredrik exited the tent, the porters outside rushed into their own cook tent and we could hear an enthusiastic discussion. Before long, several of the younger porters emerged and began breaking down the cook tent. They decided to come after all.So thats how we ended up at K2 BC, readying for our first trip up the mountain tomorrow. We’ll try to reach Camp 1, and perhaps spend a few nights there acclimatizing and scoping the route. swiss replica watches We still don’t have a base camp cook tent, stove, food, fuel, or the bag we left in Huspang, but for now our focus is getting up the mountain, and we’re hopeful that all those other minor details will work themselves out by the time we get back. Inshallah (God willing).--Trey CookTo learn more of Fredrik Ericsson’s past expeditions and about his quest to ski the world’s three highest mountains, go to FredrikEricsson.
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