It’s a crazy race that never ends. The whole world was astonished by the series of 8000m summits by Nirmal Purja in 2019, sometimes at a few days interval. Today, it has almost become commonplace and is mainly due to a well-oiled logistical organization, where the downtime between summits is reduced to a minimum. This is how Kristin Harila has linked the two Gasherbrums in only three days, reaching the highest of them, the G1, this Thursday morning, August 11, 2022, at 7:15 am local time.
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Kristin Harila has completed two Gasherbrumin only three days
This second phase of her 14×8000 challenge takes place in Pakistan, where the Norwegian climber arrived at the end of June. From then on, the harvest of Karakoram summits began: Nanga Parbat, K2, Broad Peak, and finally Gasherbrum II and Gasherbrum I. An almost insolent sequence, in a little less than 6 weeks, with some lucky (or poker) moves like at Nanga Parbat, where the window of good weather was very short, but also others
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