Welcome to the 2010 Anglo-Argentinian Broad Peak Expedition
The 2010 Anglo-Argentinian Broad Peak Expedition was a small, independent team consisting of two climbers, Nacho from Argentina and
Andy from the UK. Together they attempted to climb Broad Peak (8047m) in the Karakoram Mountains
of Northeastern Pakistan. The third member of the team was Clare, also from the UK. She left the team to teach both children and adults
in the village of Machulu in the Hushe Valley. You can see her photographs here.
Working through most of July, the team established camps up to just over 7000m on the mountain. However, they were unable to make a summit bid due to the bad
weather, the worst for at least 80 years, that hit Pakistan at the beginning of August.
You can read Andy's expedition diary here.
The Talis disaster
While Andy and Nacho were climbing, Clare, working with a Spanish NGO funded by the Felix
Baltistan Foundation, became involved in the relief of Talis, a village close to Machulu, which was hit by a massive flood and landslide on August 7th. Photographs
of the devastation can be seen here.
During the expedition the team sent back daily SMS and occasional email updates of their progress to this website. The messages are archived here.
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