Slovenians Establish New Route up K7

Four-day climb nets men 21,703-foot peak

Marcic and Strazar in front of K7 West.

Marcic and Strazar in front of K7 West.     Photo: Charakusa Expedition 2011

A Slovenian team has completed the second route up Pakistan's 21,703-foot K7 West. In their first-ever expedition to the Himalaya, Luka Strazar, 22, and Nejc Marcic, 26, climbed over four days in early September. The only other route to the top of K7 West was established by Americans Steve House and Vince Anderson and Slovenian Mark Prezelj in 2007. Marcic and Strazar are calling the new route Dreamers of Golden Caves.

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