Karakoram Diaries – 29th July

A round-up of today’s updates from the mountains of the Karakoram.

(Updated throughout the day)


Jon Gupta (K2)

“Yesterday at 06:00 we took the final steps on the summit of the incredible K2!

“My client and I then descended all the way to Basecamp the same day!

“A lifetimes worth of thank yous goes to the METT and Madison team for making this possible.”

Aang Phurba Sherpa (K2)

“Finally, we made it happen and reached the top of Mt. K-2!
K-2 2021 is 100% Successful for the Madison Mountaineering team.
9 Nepali Sherpas, 9 Members & 3 Pakistani HAWs.
21 people from our team reached the top at 6:30am on 28th July 2021.”

Irina Galay (K2)

“In the blossoming, fragrant valley, Where the waters of Latorica are blue, It has appeared in beauty solemnly Ancient and modern city… The coat of arms of the native city of Mukachevo with me on top of K2.”


Summer Season in the Karakoram – 2021

Karakoram 2021 Summit List

Main Pic: Jon Gupta