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July 25, 2014

Grateful for your support

Being grateful for all your support, good vibes and beautiful thoughts you sent me. Can't thank you enough. Waking up in Broad Peak Base Camp/ 4850m in the morning of July 25th was a very special moment. Being back in the world ...
July 22, 2014

Alex Gavan summited Broad Peak (8047m)

Alex Gavan topped out Broad Peak (8047m) on July 23, 3.30 p.m., Pakistani time (13.30 Romania's time). It is his sixth 8000m peak climbed without supplementary oxygen and Sherpa support. Alex spent last night in Camp 3 (7040m) ...
July 10, 2014

Acclimatisation done, ready for the summit

Alex is back in Broad Peak Base Camp now, since July 9th, afternoon.   Alex Gavan and Gavin Vickers left the Base Camp for Camp 2 on July 6th. Between Camp 1 and Camp 2 they encountered blizzard conditions.   On July 7th, ...
April 19, 2011

Alex Gavan on Radio Guerrilla, about his expedition plans (in Romanian)

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April 10, 2011
Alex and Pawel

First thoughts from Kangchenjunga Base Camp

We finally managed to reach base camp on the evening of April 8th in quite bad weather.   Kangchenjunga has some of the most astonishing scenery I have ever encountered in a base camp. I'll let you discover part of it through ...
July 13, 2008

Still in Base Camp; summit push aborted due to bad weather

Well... we are still in Base Camp after we aborted our Saturday evening intention to start our summit push. The next try should have been this evening but the last night incoming snowfall made us again change our ...
June 23, 2008

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

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April 27, 2008

Makalu Advanced Base Camp, 5600m

Hello world! YES, we're alive and rockin' hard! that we finally solved the communication system challenge we had with our Inmarast device since our arrival in Nepal. Things got really crazy in the last two weeks…and we ...
June 27, 2007
June 24, 2007

Gasherbrum Base Camp, ~5000m

    Yesterday, june 24 we finally reach Base Camp at about 5000m altitude on the upper part of the Abruzzi Glacier, 8 hours from Concordia. Given no shadow where to hide, our one week 80 km trek from Askole and along the ...


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