Spending 24 hours at Camp IV,7900m, Gerfried,Alex and other team,for summit push, finally the morning started with bad weatehr and strong wind, talking to his wife Gerfried said, the wind and weather is too bad, waited till 2am local time, but weather didn’t improve so final abroted summit push, its pretinent that since 2008 disaster no any team could make it to the summit, 2009 and 2010 cost two top class skiiers, Mchael Fait (italian 2009 and Fredrick Errison 2010)
Gerfried said to his website via statellite phone ,
erfried and the disappointment of his team is huge. Stormy wind prevented the departure for the summit tonight. “Clock to 2.30 (pak.Zeit) we have waited, but the wind was too strong, not to think about an upgrade!”
After two attempts in 2009 and 2007, Gerfried now failed for the third time in the giant K2!
The climbers are currently in decline, will still be at base camp. “I’m going to order the carrier to march, we want to go home as soon as possible,” says Gerfried.