K2 2004 - 50 years later
K2 North: The wait is over
We are ready for our attack.
Not much longer to wait for the climb we have dreamed of, while awaiting at
it’s foot, for almost two months. We depart at 2:00 a.m.
Weather reports confirm that
our plans are doable so we are planning to go forward. Today, meanwhile, was
another outstanding day. The winds have slowed, confirming that our plans are
At 2 a.m. we will head out on
a plan we have awaited and dreamed about for quite awhile now here at base
In Italy, it will be 23:00
hours of a Friday night, filled with tourists intent on having a good time…two
opposite worlds, although we too will be having “a good time”.
We are ready, now that the
mountain has given us a “date” we are ready to see where that dream will take
us, and how far we will be able to go. INSHALLAH
copyright Italian expedition Everest/K2 2004 expedition
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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
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