Aug 6, 2015 | by Admin
Famous Mountaineer Mike Horn returned unsuccessful from K-2
Mike Horn

Mike Horn

Famous explorer and mountaineer, Mike Horn from Switzerland,  returned unsuccessful from the world’s second highest peak.

According to details, bad weather and severe Rock falls causing injuries to his team mates, forced them to abandon their mission.

Mike Horn said, ” K2 was vengeful this year, rarely provides opportunities. This year was simply terrible , too many rock falls, avalanches and as a result, climbers were injured. It was not just bad weather and the difficult climbing conditions, eight avalanches came down on the slopes of K2, four really big ones in one day,”

According to Mike, he had never heard of so many avalanches in one day in his entire life.

Mike and his Team left for Pakistan on May 14 in two jeeps. Horn drove through 11 countries, covering 11,000 kilometers, to reach Pakistan. His ultimate destination was K2 where his plan was to shoot a documentary film as he climbed. But he was unsuccessful to achieve his goals.

 

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