Nanga Parbat 2013 – The Unfinished Expedition

Polish Climbing Show
Fri Feb 14 @ 7:30pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Cinematheque

Ola Dzik comes to VIMFF with a multi-media presentation describing the events that occurred on Nanga Parbat in June 2013. Ola was a member of the International Nanga Parbat Expedition which was attacked by terrorists while in base camp situated in the Diamir Valley. Ola’s talk will concentrate on the people involved, her teammates in the expedition, who first became united by working together to climb the ninth highest mountain in the world, and then by the tragic events, in which 11 team members, citizens of Ukraine, China, Slovakia, Lithuania, Nepal and Pakistan, were killed.She will also delve into the culture of Pakistan, its hospitable and friendly people, but also the serious problems facing the country and the future of climbing expeditions to the area.

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