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  K2 2004: Andalucia K2 Expedition begins preparations in Islamabad


Andalucía K2 Expedition begins preparations in Islamabad

Andalucía K2 expedition arrived to Islamabad, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.  They are staying in a hotel of the nearby populous city of Rawalpindi.  The members of the expedition will pick up the material shipped by air from Andalucia to pack and weigh the drums they use to carry the load up to Base Camp, so that none of them is over 25 Kg, which is what a porter can carry.

Andalucía K2 -2004- expedition is formed by Manuel González Díaz and Manuel Morales Rodríguez, from San Pedro Alcantara (Malaga), Fernando Fernández-Vivancos Fernández and Raimundo García del Moral, from Granada, and Manuel Salazar from Jerez de la Frontera (Cadiz).

Javier Blázquez

The expedition is organized by Federación Andaluza de Montañismo, Club Alpino Ama Dablam (San Pedro Alcantara), Club Montañero Sierra del Pinar (Jerez de la Frontera) and Club de Aire Libre Treparriscos (Granada), and sponsored by Consejería de Turismo, Comercio y Deporte of Junta de Andalucía, through Deporte Andaluz, Ayuntamiento de Jerez, and also Tenencia de Alcaldía de San Pedro Alcantara and Delegaciones Municipales de Juventud y Deportes, Cultura y Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Marbella.

Dispatches

Translated from Spanish by Jorge Rivera

 
Altitech2: Digital Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Thermometer. Time/Date/Alarms. Chronograph with 24 hour working range. Timer with stop, repeat and up function. Rotating Bezel. Leveling bubble. Carabiner latch. E.L. 3 second backlight. Water resistant. 4" x 2-1/4" x 3/4" 2 oz. Requires 1 CR2032 battery. See more here.

 






 

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