(Angela Benavides/TS) More Pakistani climbers are joining the effort on Gasherbrum 1. Shaheen Baig, HAP with the Polish team and Abbas, experienced altitude climber originally co-hired as kitchen help by both teams, reached C1 on the peak’s normal route at 1 pm, local time today, Polish team leader Artur Hajzer told ExplorersWeb. “Shaheen and Abbas should continue tomorrow further up to C2, weather permitting,” Artur added, (source :K2climb.net
KCN earlier news about Volunteers ready at skardu airport waiting for helicopters,as the weather improves the volunteer climbers including,Hassan sadpara 6x8000r, Ali Raza and Nazir Sadpara will fly to GI base camp to search for the climbers, Hassan said that they have been waiting at airport for two days but weather condition is unfavorable for chopper to fly to base camp. he said soon the weather gets better they will fly to base camp to help in search.