Update:we feel sorry that since we had no news of the first summit on 5th July,one of our reader update us about earlier summit by Sepp Inhöger on 5th july,The first summit this season in Karakorum was done by Sepp Inhöger from Austria climbing with Amical. He reached the main summit on July 5th while most of his team mates had to stop on the rocky summit.
Karakorum climbers News: in a text message to Karakorum Climber’s News,Marty Schmidt said, he and His son Denali reached the summit of Broad peak, Marty schmidt is a season climber and expedition leader, he is from New Zealand, earlier this year Maty shmidt summit Mt.Everest with his client on 19th of May 2013, Marty Schmidt reached Islamabad on 3rd June and led an expedition to Broad peak and K2,today he & his son summit broad peak,he didn’t mention the local time,though heading to k2 as he stated in his text.
Note: we congratulate Marty & his son and the entire team for the seasons first summit. we wish him good luck on K2.