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The Expedition is Stopped – The Team is Coming Back Home

The Expedition is Stopped – The Team is Coming Back Home

Having received news of further heavy snow in the coming week from Innsbruck-based meteorologist Karl Gabl, alpinists Simone Moro (ITA) and Denis Urubko (KAZ) took the very difficult decision to stop their expedition and return home. The team will wait in the heart of...
Message to Our Fans and Followers

Message to Our Fans and Followers

Nanga parrbat Base Camp, -2C, cloudy, ready to snow. Simone and Denis have been at base camp for over one month in harsh weather conditions, with the bid of getting the right weather window to attempt the summit push. Their motivations and commitments to make the...
Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition – Video Dispatch 5

Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition – Video Dispatch 5

In this video dispatch, The North Face Alpinists; Simone Moro and Denis Urubko face bad weather conditions that stalls the planned summit push. The conditions are getting worse and the boys are getting even more anxious after over one month in basecamp. Athletes:...
Day 37 at Basecamp – Weather Evaluations Continue

Day 37 at Basecamp – Weather Evaluations Continue

…On a day like this you have to be optimistic.. but unfortunately reality is different. It will start snowing again tomorrow afternoon and it seems like it will go on for a week. The wind on the summit today is very strong.

Anxiety Increases at Basecamp Over Prolonged Bad Weather Conditions

Anxiety Increases at Basecamp Over Prolonged Bad Weather Conditions

Nanga Parbat Base Camp, -16°C, still snowing The weather is still very bad, the boys are still at basecamp and the prolonged bad weather condition is creating a lot of anxiety to make a move or not despite the conditions. This mornings’ update from Simone at...
Summit Push – Moro &  Urubko Anticipate Departure for Tomorrow

Summit Push – Moro & Urubko Anticipate Departure for Tomorrow

February 4th, Nanga Parbat Base Camp, 4230mt above sea level, -10C, snowing heavily. The boys anticipate to reach the summit on Thursday, hence they would need to leave base camp tomorrow Sunday, even though the conditions are not very good, but as they climb higher...
Weather Conditions Confirm Forecast; Moro and Urubko Train Instead

Weather Conditions Confirm Forecast; Moro and Urubko Train Instead

Nanga Parbat Base Camp 4230m – -12° C Karl Gabl is always right! The weather today began with sun so we started to train a bit. A 4 hours walk down to Kutgully using snow shoes and setting up a route for the shepas who will come tomorrow bringing food and fuel...
Unfavourable Conditions Stalls Summit Attempt for Moro and Urubko

Unfavourable Conditions Stalls Summit Attempt for Moro and Urubko

Nanga Parbat base camp 4230m -16 C° Today was supposed to be the last day of rest and tomorrow the planned departure for Denis and Simone to begin the planned one week stretch of climb to attempt the summit. But as it is ultimately important to have the right weather...