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30-05-1954
30 May,
63 porters leave with provisions for camp I, at 5,400 metres. The next day the whole team of mountaineers meet at base camp. All the baggage has arrived at last.
01-06-2004
Cortina celebrates the Scoiattoli prior to their K2 departure
On Friday 4 June Cortina celebrates the K2 Expedition 1954-2004
The countdown to the Scoiattoli's departure has begun in earnest in Cortina. 50 years ago the local population gave Lino Lacedelli and triumphal welcome, and now his young friends will attempt to climb the second highest mountain in the world. And the K2 Expedition 1954-2004 will be a journey back through time, following tin the footsteps of Lino Lacedelli, Achille Compagnoni and the entire 1954 expedition.

For this reason the Scoiattoli have invited all to take part in their celebrations on 4 June 2004. All members of the K2 Expedition 1954-2004 will be there: the Scoiattoli Davide Alberti, Marco Da Pozzo, Mario Dibona, Stefano Dibona, Mario Lacedelli, Renato Sottsass and Luciano Zardini, together with the three other mountaineers Marco Anghileri from Lecco, Marco Sala from Borca di Cadore and Renzo Benedetti from. Lino Lacedelli will be there too, just a few days before his for Pakistan and the foot of K2.

The evening will be hosted by Marco Dibona who will show multimedia slideshow, before the real festivities begin.


PROGRAMME- Friday 4 June 2004
Cortina Parish Church- 18:00
- Holy Mass
Pala Audi - Piazzale stazione - 19:00
- Official welcome
- Lino Lacedelli and the Scoiattoli present the project K2 1954-2004
- Multimedia slideshow with historic slides and present day images
- Thanks gigving to sponsors
- Refreshments offered by Barilla

Mountaineers K2 Expedition 1954-2004


NEWS
03-08-2004
The Scoiattoli return home
31-07-2004
Preparations are underway to leave K2 BC
30-07-2004
Brief comments, times and photos about the 6 Scoiattoli who reached he summit of K2
30-07-2004
Mario Lacedelli and Luciano Zardini at Base Camp!
29-07-2004
Mario Lacedelli and Luciano Zardini at Camp 2
WEATHER
27-07-2004
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.

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