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June 27, 2014

Laurentiu Anghel, Happy Birthday from Camp 1/5600m in Broad Peak/Karakoram! Consume Zagorka in moderation, trad climb in excess! Ayeee!

June 26, 2014

Acclimatisation climb starts

Alex Gavan and Gavin Vickers left this morning  for their first acclimatisation climb on Broad Peak. Their current plan is to set up  Camp 1 at 5600m altitude and spend one night there. Two more acclimatisation camps will be set ...
June 25, 2014

Short notes from Broad Peak BC (2)

While acclimatising, each time before setting up for the first time for a big climb, I purposely leave some things to be done into the base camp, and not at home. For a few good hours I dive into my tent. Sharpening my crampons ...
June 24, 2014

Short notes from Broad Peak BC (1)

Monday night I had the first glimpse of Broad Peak from Goro 2 For merely half a minute the clouds parted and all I could see was just the very top. It was a sight belonging rather to the sky than to the earth. Yesterday ...
June 22, 2014

Passing yesterday by the Great Trango Tower (6286m), one of the first things I felt was getting me back to Galen Rowell's book title: "Into the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods".

June 19, 2014

Getting our equipment from Askole (almost 3000m) to the Broad Peak Base Camp (4950m), meaning about 100 km of trek, requires logistics project management to the fullest, in the world's most extensively glaciated high mountain terrain.

June 18, 2014

Arrived in Askole. 110 km, 13 hours rough mountain drive. Landslides, bridge broken, rock falls, strenuos repair work. A bit challenging.

June 10, 2014

De la 11,30 cu Ioana Silistraru la RealitateaTV, despre urmatoarea mea expeditie: Broad Peak-8047m, Muntii Karakorum, Pakistan.

June 9, 2014

Comunicat de presa

București, 10 iunie 2014 Alpinistul de altitudine Alex Găvan - o nouă expediție în munții Karakorum pentru a urca vârful Broad Peak (8047m)   Alpinistul Alex Găvan, unul din performerii de top ai României la altitudine extremă, ...
June 8, 2014

Astazi, de la 18,30, cu Nora Dinca la Realitatea TV.

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