The hard face of the Ogre

Folows Sheffield climber, Paul Nunn as he attempts the north face of the Ogre (Baintha Brakk) in the Karakorum Himalayas on the borders of Pakistan, India and China. He outlines his preparations and mountaineers Chris Bonnington and Doug Scott reflect on the dangers they have encountered during their successful but dramatic attempt in 1977: on the first rappel from the summit, Scott broke both ankles. Later, Bonington broke two ribs and contracted pneumonia. Also, much of the week-long descent to base camp was in a major storm...





The hard face of the Ogre

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