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  K2 2004: K2 South – K2 North the latest news:  Italian expedition Everest/K2 2004 expedition


K2 2004 - 50 years later

K2 South – K2 North The latest news

The bad weather is hampering operations on both sides of the mountain where our expedition is still busily setting up the camps. Hoping for improvements in the weather, the K2 south camp is dedicating their time to maintenance operations.

June 23rd, 2004  - Intermediate Camp on K2 North – Base Camp on K2 South

The bad weather conditions persist at the intermediate camp on K2 North Face.  “Unfortunately, if there is no weather improvement, we will be unable to go forward except at a very slow pace, “ said Michele Comi this morning. 

At base camp on K2 South the weather is no better. The snow is forcing everyone to remain at base camp and to dedicate themselves to making additional improvements. We are awaiting the arrival of about 100 barrels, and the morale of the group is excellent.  Everyone is relaxed and in good spirits.

copyright Italian expedition Everest/K2 2004 expedition Expedition

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