/ OI NEWS: Herve Barmasse Attempts North Face Of Karakorum's 'Ogre'

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Herve Barmasse Sets Off to Climb The North Face Of Karakorum’s ‘Ogre’  #1, 4 kbToday a team of three Italian climbers, led by Herve Barmasse, set off to attempt the North Face of Baintha Brakk (7,285m) in the Karakorum, Pakistan. Also known as 'Ogre', it's the highest mountain in the Pammah Muztagh region. To date only two routes have been climbed - both from the south. The first ascent, by Sir Chris Bonnington and Douglas Scott, was in 1977. The second successful climb came 20 expeditions and 24 years later in 2001.

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Tom Chamberlain - on 22 Jun 2012
In reply to UKC Gear: So, a fairly unimpressive line then... (!!!)
Hardonicus - on 22 Jun 2012
In reply to Tom Chamberlain: I just clicked through ans saw the redline on the photo. Fkin Hell!
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Epsilon - on 23 Jun 2012
The planned line of ascent is absolutely spectacular: it's audacious, aesthetic, and undoubtedly extremely technically difficult. I really hope this climb is a success.

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