Exciting read of Fredrick Strang’s K2 Expedition! Thanks Base Camp Magazine for sharing my review!
Getting over a sore neck, traversing unnaturally wet snow and finally getting a taste of Camp 1, Fredrik Sträng’s K2 2017 Expedition has turned out to be eventful early on, but plans are still on track for the summit.
DISPATCH # 6 Fredrik Sträng K2 2017
Since arriving at K2 Base Camp on 27, June, the expedition started off with minor delays, those usually attributed to life on K2. On 29, June, Fredrik and his climbing partner, Ali Musa, attempted to reach C-1 but snowfall and heavy winds forced them to abandon their plan, so, at Base Camp, they remained, but not idle.
According to Sträng, harboring yourself in your tent when bad weather dictates a delay is a bad idea.
I have seen it so many times before on big mountain expeditions when the weather is bad, people hide in their tents. Not only is activity paramount for keeping…
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