Trek to K2 – Day 4

Here are some photos of Day 4 of the six-day hike in. This day was long and exhausting for the team.

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The porters, sherpa’s and support staff are packing up our camp early in the morning to again move the camp 20 km up the Baltoro Glacier on our way to K2 Base Camp.

 

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Garrett Madison our expedition leader trekking into K2 Base Camp. We starting trekking at 5:00 AM today to beat the heat as we anticipated a hot, dusty and bouldery trail making for a long third trekking day. Today we trekked 20 kms which took about nine hours due to the rough terrain and heat.

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This is a pano of us having lunch today at one of the camps along the way.

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This is the Baltoro Glacier and the Trango Towers seen on the fourth day of our six-day trek into K2 Base Camp.

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This is a view back down the valley where we have trekked from over the last two days. The photo is taken from the beginning of the Baltoro Glacier.

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Climbers and Nepalese Sherpa’s trek up the Baltoro Glacier early in the morning on their way to K2 Base Camp.

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This is Urdukas Camp where we stayed after the third day of the six day trek into K2 Base Camp. The Baltoro Glacier and the Trango Towers are in the background.

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This is a view of day four of six days of the trek into K2 Base Camp. Trango towers in the background. Note the string of many pack mules, donkeys and horses and porters heading up the Baltoro Valley to the right.

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Stuart trekking into K2 Base Camp.

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This is the lake on the Baltoro Glacier and the Trango Towers seen on the third day of our six day trek into K2 Base Camp.