Good weather on August 4 allowed the team to ascend 500 meters of Chogori.
The team of alpinists ascended 1300 meters in 11 hours. Their trip from the first camp to the second was one of the most difficult and exhausting.
The team managed to promptly get Maksut Zhumayev and Ralf Dujmovits from the crack in the ice. None of the climbers received any serious injuries.
This forced delay might prevent Zhumayev from congratulating his son on his birthday from the height of 8000m.
Participants of the international alpinist expedition to K2 that includes 2 Kazakh climbers are bracing for the fourth ascent to Chogori to set a camp at 8000 m.
Bad weather is preventing the expedition from starting the four acclimatization ascent. During the days of rest they spent time practicing aerial stunts.
Thanks to the warm weather the alpinists could swim in the river, lie on the sunny bank, have a picnic on the green grass and watch stars.
International expedition to K2 also called Chogori made it to the Chinese base camp.
Participants of the international expedition to K2 had to take additional safeguard measures on their way back to the base camp.
Participant of international expedition to K2, Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev found signs of life on top of Chogori.
Participants of international expedition to K2 finished their third trip to Chogori. Alpinists were too tired to get to and spend a night at 7,120m.
Participants of the international expedition to K2 managed to reached the height of 7,400 meters for the first time.
Participants of the international expedition to K2 reached the second camp at the height of 6,550 meters.
Participants of the international expedition to K2 continued their ascend to Chogori, despite of bad weather.
Participants of the international expedition to Chogori reached the first camp at K2. Firther ascend might be suspended because of bad weather.
Participants of the international expedition to K2 are preparing for the third ascent to Chogori mount to set a camp at 7,100-7,400 meters.
Kazakhstan alpinist Maksut Zhumayev told about the sportsmen's menu on the way to the second camp.
Our plan is to set the third camp now: Maksut Zhumayev.
International expedition to K2 set the second camp at the height of 6,400 meters.
We had to change our plans as the snow condition on a mount is not very good: Maksut Zhumayev.