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08.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Max Berger summits Broad Peak, paraglides from Camp 3

Last week Austrian mountaineer Max Berger summited Broad Peak (8047m) and then paraglided from Camp 3 at 7100 meters. He now plans to climb and fly K2, the second highest mountain in the world.

20.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak drone footage of Rick Allen rescue

Footage of the moment Scottish mountaineer Rick Allen was identified by a drone above 7000 meters on Broad Peak after having been reported missing.

17.07.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Rick Allen rescued by drone in descent off Broad Peak

Thanks to the help of a drone leading British mountaineer Rick Allen has been rescued in descent off Broad Peak (8047m) in Pakistan.

16.08.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Praqpa Ri South, Mirchi Peak, two Chilean Karakorum first ascents

In July 2017 a Chilean expedition comprised of Andres Bosch, Alejandro Mora and Armando Montero has made two first ascents close to Broad Peak and K2 in Pakistan’s Karakorum range: Praqpa Ri South 7046m and the new route Mirchi up Norit Peak, 6270m.

21.10.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič: the Broad Peak and Gasherbrum IV North Summit interview

Interview with Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič after their ascents of Broad Peak (8047m) and Gasherbrum IV North Summit (7900m).

02.08.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Antoine Girard soars to new paragliding record above Broad Peak in the Karakorum

Frenchman Antoine Girard has set a new paragliding record by flying above Broad Peak (Karakorum, Pakistan) and soaring to an altitude of 8157m.

30.07.2016 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič climb Broad Peak and Gasherbrum IV North Summit

On 12 July 2016 Slovenian alpinists Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič reached the summit of Broad Peak. Two weeks later they climbed the Northwest Ridge of Gasherbrum IV, reaching the North Summit (7900m) on 26 July 2016.

09.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak first winter ascent video

The video - documentary by Marcin Powalski about the historic first winter ascent of Broad Peak, carried out in March 2013 by a Polish expedition led by Krzysztof Wielicki during which Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski lost their lives.

22.07.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Dramatic hours on Broad Peak for Iranian expedition

Since last Thursday three member of an Iranian expedition - Aidin Bozorgi, Pouya Keivan and Mojtaba Jarahi - have been stranded at circa 7700m after having reached the summit of Broad Peak (8047m) in Pakistan.

08.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak: all hope lost for Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski

Krzysztof Wielicki has called off the Polish winter expedition to Broad Peak. The bodies of Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski will remain up on the mountain.

07.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simone Moro, the drama on Broad Peak and winter mountaineering in the Himalaya

The thoughts of Simone Moro about high-altitude winter mountaineering on the world's Eight-thousanders and about the events which have taken place and are currently unfolding on Broad Peak.

06.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Difficult hours for Poles on Broad Peak first winter ascent

The situation is currently extremely difficult for the Polish mountaineers who carried out the first winter ascent of Broad Peak yesterday: while Artur Malek and Adam Bielecki spent the night at Camp IV, Maciej Berbeka and Tomasz Kowalski bivied at the col at 7900m.

05.03.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak first winter ascent by Polish expedition!

On 5 March 2013 Maciej Berbeka, Adam Bielecki, Tomasz Kowalski and Artur Malek made the historic first winter of Broad Peak. The Polish mountaineers are members of an expedition led by the living monument to alpinism Krzysztof Wielicki. With this latest success a staggering 9 first winter ascents of the massive 8000m peaks have been accomplished by Polish mountaineers.

21.03.2011 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak and GI, winter ascents abandoned

Neither the Polish mountaineers engaged on Broad Peak nor the international expedition on G1 have managed to climb these giant mountains during the coldest season, and both expedition have now abandoned their attempts.

20.07.2009 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

For Cristina Castagna

On 18 July 2009 the 31 year old Italian mountaineer Cristina Castagna died as a result of a fall into a crevasse at 7000m during her descent from Broad Peak (Karakorum, Pakistan). Confirmation came from her climbing partner Giampaolo Casarotto.

05.08.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Babanov and Afanasiev climb new route on Gasherbrum I

On 01 August 2008 Valery Babanov and Viktor Afanasiev climbed a new route up the SW Face of Gasherbrum I (8068m). The ascent comes in the wake of the Russian climbers new route on Broad Peak (8047m), carried out on 17 July.

01.08.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak for Nardi, Panzeri and Gustaffson

On 31/07 the Italian mountaineers Mario Panzeri and Daniele Nardi and Viekka Gustaffson from Finnland reached the summit of Broad Peak, the 12th highest mountain in the world.

27.07.2008 by Planetmountain.com in Alpinism

Broad Peak new route by Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev

On 17/07/2008 the Russians Valery Babanov and Victor Afanasiev reached the summit of Broad Peak (8047m) after having climbed a new route up the northwest face of the 12th highest mountain in the world.

07.03.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Simone Moro Broad Peak summit push tomorrow

Simone Moro has established Camp 3 on Broad Peak (8047m) together with Shaheen Baig and Qudrat Ali. Summit push tomorrow.

12.02.2008 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Broad Peak winter attempt: Simone Moro and Co. towards Camp 3

Simone Moro, Shaheen Baig and Qudrat Ali are attempting Broad Peak, Pakistan in winter. At present they have established Camp 2 at 6200m,

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