The second largest mountain in the world, K2, has never been climbed in winter and there are currently a number of top climbers making an attempt.

The Eastern team that has climbers from Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan has reached the Black Pyramid at around 7,000 metres on the Abruzzi Spur. The team is now back in base camp and are hoping to make a push to camp three this week.

Three new Kazakh climbers have just arrived to join the efforts. Ildar Gabbasov, Ahat Smailov and Amaner Temirbaev are currently leaving Skardu to join the team. Alex Txikon’s K2 team has carried equipment and supplies up to camp one. We’ll continue to follow the teams’ progress.

We continue carrying material to Camp 1, this time, Felix Criado and Ignacio de Zuloaga have ascended to 5,900 meters to leave there more material and like that continue equipping the mountain when the good weather allows. 〽️〽️ Seguimos porteando al Campo 1, esta vez, Felix Criado e Ignacio de Zuloaga han sido los encargados de ascender a los 5.900 para portear más material para seguir equipando la montaña cuando llegue la ventana de buen tiempo. 〽️〽️ Lehen Kanpalekura materiala garraiotzen jarraitzen dugu, oraingoan, Felix Criado eta Ignacio de Zuloagak eraman dituzte 5.900 metrotara mendia ekipatzen jarraitzeko material gehiago. Eguraldi onaren zain gaude. ❄️WINTER TOP APPEAL ❄️ #K2winterAlexTxikon #WinterTopAppeal Sponsors: Euskararen Txantxangorria Bizkaiko Foru Aldundia #BufeteBarrilero CaixaBank #Teknicalde Sea to Summit Iberia TrangoWorld Official Cofares Garmin High Identity Buildings – Hib IMQ Igualatorio Médico Quirúrgico BOREAL #Soraluce K35 Petzl Euskadi-Basque Country Guara-Mascun asporteyewear #BlackBeard Es Olympus Bilbotruck Isuzu Bizkaia Energizer España Palacios Alimentación Extrem-Isard Collaborators: BC3 Basque Centre For Climate Change #HospitalSantPau #Aware RaceTracker Katealde FOIE GRAS Arri_Studioa Carnicas Alejandro GOYA Atertu Kopiak Alkizabal Alopell clinic

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