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Heading towards Skardu

We wake up at 5:00am and find Islamabad under the rain. What a change after the latest days’ hot weather! Now we are afraid for our flight which could bring us to Skardu, the very first stop in our long journey towards Baltoro. Our fearing is however wiped away when we arrive at the airport: [...]

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Islamabad: first stop towards Baltoro

Expedition’s team will spend the next days in Islamabad, to define the final bureaucratic procedures and the latest logistic details with the Pakistani Government, before enter the restricted area if the Baltoro glacier, in the Pakistan’s northernmost region. Flight travel to Skardu is planned for the forthcoming Tuesday, July 28, the very first step in [...]

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Weather forecasts by Centro Epson Meteo

The project “On the Trails of the Glaciers” will take advantage by the collaboration of the eminent Centro Epson Meteo (CEM) for the coverage of the weather forecasts during the expedition’s activities in Karakorum. CEM will give team members a constant coverage of the evolution of the atmosferic fisic parameters, with the elaboration of custom [...]

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The TV documentary

The project “On the Trails of the Glaciers” plans a video documentary, for a total lenght of about 60 minutes, in high definition format. For video shootings last generation digital gear will be used, and in particular we’ll work with Sony PMW-EX3 camcorders, able to make available a non-linear XCAM workflow with the best full-HD [...]

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THE FIRST EXPEDITION IS READY TO GO!

We are happy to announce that the Pakistani Government has finally released the official permit which will allow the team’s expedition to access the restricted Baltoro glacier area with photografic, video and scientific equipments. Starting date is fixed for July 24. Re-entry on the 4th of September. We invite you to follow the team’ activities [...]

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“On the Trails of the Glaciers”: first expedition starts

The departure of the first expedition of photographic-scientific project “On the Trails of the Glaciers” is scheduled for 24th July 2009. The team will depart from Milan with a direct flight to Islamabad, Pakistan, to begin the long journey toward the Baltoro glacier, the main goal of this first mission.
The project aims to revisit some [...]

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