VIDEOS: Nanga Parbat Winter Attempt Underwayby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Jan/2012
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The team are releasing video updates from their expedition, the first three of which are below.
Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain on Earth and the second highest mountain in Pakistan.
The name 'Nanga Parbat' means 'Naked Mountain' and the peak has never before been climbed in winter.
NANGA PARBAT CLIMBING HISTORY:
The expedition is sponsored by The North Face
Over the hill? The wrong side of 40? Too many birthdays? Age is often used as an excuse to slow down and pursue less adventurous... Read more
British climbers Matt Burdekin and Tom Ripley have made the first ascent of a new line on the East Face of Aguja Bifida Sur... Read more
Tim Emmett and Slovenian climber Klemen Premrl have established a remarkable new line at Helmcken Falls in Canada, which the pair... Read more
As reported by Outside Online, two prisoners held in Pakistan's Gilgit Jail on trial for the 2013 Nanga Parbat massacre... Read more
have just launched an expedition to Nanga Parbat, 8126m, Pakistan, to attempt the first winter ascent of the mountain.... Read more