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Alex Txikon
'Alex Txikon: “Al menos no nos negarán haberle puesto ganas”'

2015-03-19

'Texto: Igone Mariezkurrena (Islamabad).
El pasado 16 de Marzo abandonamos el Campo Base que, durante dos meses, ha

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Alex Txikon
Scare to finish

2015-03-14

Text: Igone Mariezkurrena (Nanga Parbat, BC).
It seems that finally the outcome, although not happy, is not going to

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Alex Txikon
First push failed

2015-03-13

Text: Igone Mariezkurrena

A yaw error has forced Alex Txikon and his companions to go back to C4 (7,200m) after

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Alex Txikon, Ali ‘Sadpara’ and Daniele Nardi have reached C4 (7.200m) and feel strong enough to start summit push after midnight

2015-03-12

Text: Igone Mariezkurrena.
They are closer, just around 900 metres of distance separates our three climbe

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Alex Txikon
C3 at 6.700m

2015-03-11

Although ice and strong wind became climbing, once more, very difficult, Alex Txikon and the three of his mates have com

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Alex Txikon
Night in C2

2015-03-10

Yes, they were able to make it: Alex Txikon, Ali ‘Sadpara’, Muhammad Kan and Daniele Nardi have reached C2 (6.100m)

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Rest day

2015-03-09

Clouds opening slowly.
Early in the morning it was not as sunny as we all here expected, although it’s started to

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Although the day was harder than expected, Alex Txikon and his partners are already resting in C1

2015-03-08

It was snowing, light and dry but strong, when, at 9:30 (5:30 at home), Alex Txikon, Ali ‘Sadpara’, Muhammad Kan and

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Alex Txikon
At least we see the light!

2015-03-06

Text: Igone Mariezkurrena (Nanga Parbat BC)
It’s really satisfying to communicate that, finally, porters and sun h

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Alex Txikon
One Tuesday, anyone, in Base Camp

2015-03-03

Snow keeps us stuck in this Base Camp. On the North, mountain has closed its door for the moment; from South no porter i

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Alex Txikon
Back in Base Camp

2015-03-01

As we advanced in Alex Txikon’s social network, climbers reached BC this midday. They will wait here until conditions

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Already in C1

2015-02-27

After eight hours walking through the snow and three hours more for removing tents from under the snow,

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Alex Txikon and the rest of climbers will leave BC tomorrow morning towards C1. Their idea is to attempt Nanga Parbat summit (8.126m) next Tuesday or Wednesday (3th or 4th of March)

2015-02-26

Tomorrow weather will be still little bit scrambled: some snow, clouds and quite strong wind. Conditions have become rea

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Alex Txikon
Ali ‘Sadpara’: “My work is always invisible”

2015-02-25

Text: Igone Mariezkurrena (Nanga Parbat BC)

Muhammad Ali ‘Sadpara’ (Sadpara, 1977) is, nowadays, the strong

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Alex Txikon
Base Camp heros

2015-02-19

Now that bad weather and snow retains us in Base Camp, we would like to introduce you the ones who make our life here be

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Alex Txikon
Cronology/summary of the job done so far

2015-02-17

Llegamos al campo base del Nanga Parbat el día 25 de Enero. Desde entonces, siempre a merced de los caprichos met

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Txikon, ‘Sadpara’ and Nardi back to Base Camp after spending the night in C3 (6.700m)

2015-02-13

Comunication by radio is beeing few and short, and the call we recived in BC this morning just let us know that Alex Txi

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Second night in C2

2015-02-11

Although we still had some light hours left, it was about 3:30 p.m. when we decided to go down to C2. We feel right, but

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Alex Txikon
At least Camp II

2015-02-10

Light signals coming from the mountain and the phone call by satelite confirmed what we all were looking fordward in bas

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Alex Txikon
Meteo changes, plan changes

2015-02-09

Here, meteo forecast changes constantly, even from morning to evening. It’s winter my friends. But this time is good n

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Alex Txikon
Back in Base Camp after first rotation

2015-02-06

Today we managed to go 100 metres upper than the highest point reached yesterday, and we could also deposite two tents,

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Alex Txikon
Towards Camp II

2015-02-05

Temperature was about -20ºC when yesterday (4th of February) morning, at 6 a.m. we left BC. We were carrying more ropes

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Alex Txikon
Camp I (5.050m), ready

2015-02-02

After three days opening the way, last saturday, at least, we managed to reach camp I and deposite there some material.

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Alex Txikon
One day more of bad weather and vomitting

2015-01-27

The plan we had for today 27th of January (go ahead towards camp I opening the way) won´t be possible due to the bad we

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Alex Txikon
'Alex Txikon, Ali ‘Sadpara’ y Muhammad Kan se encuentran ya, desde el pasado 25 de Enero, en el campo base del Nanga Parbat'

2015-01-27

'El equipo espera una mejora del tiempo y el estado de salud del alpinista lemoarra (arrastra una severa descomposici&oa

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Alex Txikon
Already reached base camp

2015-01-26

We leaved Cutgali the 25th of January and under strong snow we reached Nanga Parbat Base Camp. We didn´t really feel ve

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Alex Txikon
La aventura del camino

2015-01-25

Partimos de Islamabad hacia la Karakorum Highway el día 20 de Enero, a media noche y en un minibús. ¡Una

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Alex Txikon
Head towards Nanga Parbat

2015-01-17

We’ve got target for this starting 2015: Nanga Parbat winter expedition. After feeling frustrated about K2 project, th

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