Summer in Pakistan – Gasherbrum 2

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I was last in Pakistan in 2006.

Things have changed somewhat and their excitement at having Imran Khan as PM is clear.

The summer season started with a lot of snow which meant great climbing conditions once it had consolidated and we were the first to summit Gasherbrum 2, well ahead of the other groups.

We used no fixed ropes and broke trail til the summit.


Everest Summit Success 2019

After a testing 2019 season due to changeable weather there was a summit window and we successfully stood on top of Everest, 8848m.

The date was 23rd May 2019 and the time was 08.00 Chinese time.

See you in 2020. Make sure you sign up !!!




Fall 2018

Original plans to spend September in Europe climbing changed quickly and now I’m leading 4 people to Cho Oyu in Tibet.

Sixth highest of the 8000m peaks it is 8201m with stunning views onto Everest, Shishapangma, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse and the whole Himalayan range.

This will be my fourth time and this time I’ll be an ambassador for Runderwear.

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Everest 2019 North Side

We are confirmed to go back to Everest via the Tibet / China side in 2019.

If you are interested in joining in 2019 or in another year please contact Sean who can give advice and impartial information about training plans, what to expect and the good and bad things about both the north and south routes.



For Sale

Having a clear out of all the equipment.

Available in the UK, Dubai or posted.

sean (at)

Rab Summit 700 Sleeping Bag 180$
Rab Down Booties 25$ Medium
Millet Shiva Double Climbing Boots 450$ Size 42
Black Diamond Climbing Harness 20$ Medium / Large
Petzl lightweight ice axe 45$
Black Diamond Ice Axe 60cm 75$
Black Diamond Headtorch 25$
8000m Millet salopettes and jacket 575$
6 dehydrated vegan meals 30$
13 dehydrated /wet meals mixture 45$
Black Diamond Guide Gloves Medium 40$
Black Diamond Rucksack Yellow Speed Ascent 50l 80$
Patagonia Beige Softshell Trekking Trousers 30$




Pik Lenin

22nd July we reached the summit of Pik Lenin, 7134m.

Now back for a few days rest in Osh and Bishkek before heading to Khan Tengri and Pik Pobeda.


Arriving in Bishkek the capital of Krygyzstan in a heatwave, 40C.

First stop Ibn Sina Peak popularly known as Pik Lenin, 7134m.