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June 29, 2008

Climbing up Camp 2 aborted due to bad weather; Vlado Plulik supposedly lost on Broad Peak

We had to give up our intention to climb up the mountain and establish Camp Two at 6400m due to bad weather; and the forecast seems to stay bad till next Tuesday at least… In a way all these long days spent in Base Camp were good ...
June 25, 2008

Alex shares his thoughts on his new attempt on G2, Annapurna rescue mission, his successful climb of Makalu and the partnership with Mihnea Radulescu

Gasherbrum 2 Base Camp (5000m) – the story goes on It was a quite long break in writing (but not in updating the website). After all that happened since my Makalu summit and Inaki's passing away, I was just not in the mood to ...
June 23, 2008

Alex reached Gasherbrum2 Base Camp; four people dead in Gasherbrum 1 and K2

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June 12, 2008

Alex Gavan reached Paiju Camp (3100m)

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June 9, 2008

Alex Gavan reached Skardu and is heading to Gasherbrum 2 base camp

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May 29, 2008

Alex Gavan's live interview on Radio Guerrilla about Annapurna rescue mission and his next climbing plans on Gasherbrum 2

For more info regarding the Annapurna rescue efforts check,, and

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May 14, 2008

Alex Gavan reached Makalu Summit on May the 12th!


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May 4, 2008

Camp Two at about 6700m established in mild snow storm.

Well, I just posted my update on May 1st and what I feared most happened: the weather turned bad. This did not affect our plan in the beginning. We just climbed up to Camp One to spent another night for acclimatization. In the ...
April 30, 2008

Camp One At 6200m established

In the very morning of April 29 Mihnea and I left our ABC to establish Camp One at 6200m and to spend one night there to help with our acclimatization. Our plan is to have established three high altitude camps at 6200m, 6800m and ...


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