News | Summit Trip Reports | Partners | Low Point Reports | Dogs
Summary Topics: E-News Archive | Club News | Accidents | Obituaries | Books | Advisories | Site News

 Go to Forum Home  

3 Koreans Missing in K2 Avalanche

June 9 2004 at 8:11 PM
roger  (Login dipper)

Response to June, 2004 Rescues


Three South Korean mountain climbers are missing after an avalanche struck Tuesday while they were attempting to scale K2 of the Himalayas, POSCO said on Wednesday.
Six members of the expeditionary team from North Kyongsang Province are reported to have been hit by the avalanche Tuesday morning while they were sleeping at the second camp at a point around 6,600 meters above sea level on K2.
POSCO identified the missing as Lee Hwa-hyong, 36, Kim Jae-yong, 35, and Pae Kyong-kyu, 34.
The other three members of the team returned to the base camp after the incident.

 Respond to this message   
Find more forums on Mountain RangesCreate your own forum at Network54
 Copyright © 1999-2018 Network54. All rights reserved.   Terms of Use   Privacy Statement  
RSS Feed For This Forum
Privacy Statement | Network54 Terms and Conditions