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Expedition to K2. ©NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC/Ralf Dujmovits
President of Austria wished luck to K2 expedition

Presidents have not yet wished luck to me and Vassiliy Pivtsov in no expedition: Maksut Zhumayev.

President of Austria wished luck to K2 expedition
Maksut Zhumayev: "I am currently in my tent." Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
Landslide threat is no longer an obstacle for K2 expedition

Participants of the international expedition to K2 are preparing for the second trip to Chogori, despite of the landslide threat.

Landslide threat is no longer an obstacle for K2 expedition
Vassiliy Pivtsov (L) and Maksut Zhumayev (R). Photo courtesy of alpinists
Expedition to K2 suspended work over landslide threat

Participants of international expedition to K2 suspended their work because of bad weather.

Expedition to K2 suspended work over landslide threat
Maksut Zhumayev. Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
International expedition to K2 could not reach the second camp

Works on the ascent of the mount had to be suspended because of the bad weather.

International expedition to K2 could not reach the second camp
Maksut Zhumayev. Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
Zhumayev's expedition advanced another 600 meters up K2

Participants of international expedition to K2 continue working on Chogori mount.

Zhumayev's expedition advanced another 600 meters up K2
Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
Zhumayev's expedition ascended the first 500 meters of K2

Participants of the international expedition to K2 started ascending Chogori mount.

Zhumayev's expedition ascended the first 500 meters of K2
Maksut Zhumayev. Photo courtesy of Maksut Zhumayev
K2 expedition led by Maksut Zhumayev crossed 4700m pass

International Expedition to K2 mount, also known as Chogori, has successfully topped a 4700m mountain pass.

K2 expedition led by Maksut Zhumayev crossed 4700m pass
Chogori, or Mount K2. Photo courtesy of  Maksut Zhumayev.
K2 expedition led by Maksum Zhumayev will change Toyotas for camels

Expedition to Chogori arrived to Kargalik village in northwest China. The caravan will be moving to the base camp at 3800m: Zhumayev.

K2 expedition led by Maksum Zhumayev will change Toyotas for camels