last 2 weeks
20 Early start, fresh snow, one avalanche cuted by Marek, Tomek lucky
off her way... hard work through deep snow to C1.
21 Tomek resting in C1, Marek reaching C2.
22 Marek fixing 100m rope around Wielicki spur, "dinner" together in C2.
23 Tomek leading final 100m around Wielicki spur, night back in C2.
24 Stuff up. Some flying lessons by Marek so digging C2A just before icy
25 Icy 100m done. Research around and digging comfortable C2B cave for
kings (double bedroom).
26 Going up. Reaching upper ice fields after sunset so digging small
snow cave (only for heads ). Wind coming in the night.
27 "funny position" in the stormy weather so digging dipper and calling
it Camp 3.
28 good weather so going up... and finding remaining of polish C3 50m
from us (so didn't climbed to far this day, but crashing lots of ice
looking for treasures :) ).
29 going down to C2B (Tomek forgot something important :) )
30 wind and snow and snow and wind so watching TV all day
31 Sat phone out of batteries (due to fucking "invalid position" in C3 -
Thuraya shit... but love when works ) so Marek going down to C2 for
charger (small solar panel with us ). ... and up... cold, windy day.
1st of February. Marek is giving up (forced too much last day, knowing
his body - no chance for fighting up (calf cramps ). Tomek staying
in C2B waiting for weather - hoping for ... ? Marek climbing down,
taking C1 with him, reaching ABC.
2nd - Marek reaching Lattabo today... Tomek still waiting for weather in
C2B at 6100m.
Tomek left yesterday with 4 meals in C2B. Around 6 meals, sweets and gas
in C3... Sat phone with him so will be updating if any news...