The outstanding achievement by a Nepali team to first climb K2 during winter was quickly overshadowed by a succession of tragedies that happened on the same mountain. First of all, the Spaniard Sergi Mingote fell to his death when descending the mountain on the same day. Then, after more than 2 weeks of strong winds and horrible weather, during a slim weather window at the beginning February, many climbers from different nationalities rushed to try their luck at a second summit push. Three of them, John Snorri, Juan Pablo Mohr and the very experienced Ali Sadpara, never came back. They have been reported missing. Atanas Skatov, a Bulgarian climber, also died in a fatal fall between Camp 3 and Base
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