Mario and Luciano have descended to Camp 2 where they will spend the night. The weather has turned for the worse, but the Scoiattoli are now at a safer altittude.
Mario Lacedelli and Luciano Zardini are fine, they had to fight through a snow storm to descend to the much safer Camp 2 at 6600m. They'll spend the night here, and tomorrow we'll all be at ABC to welcome them!
At about 14.00 Kari Kobler reutrned to BC, together with 2 Pakistani porters who had summited K2.
A weak ridge is situated over Afghanistan. It may at times affect the K2-area during the first days giving only risk of occasional showers. Then it seems to become more unsettled with frequent showers due to lows over Kashmir and Tibet.