American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Asia, Pakistan, Bublimotin Attempts

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Climb Year:
  • Publication Year: 1993

Bublimotin Attempts. Frenchmen Michel Fauquet, Robert Balestra, Marc Guiot and Henri Vincens had hoped to climb the fantastically steep southeast face of Bublimotin, which soars to about 6000 meters on the southern edge of the Batura-Pasu massif. They had barely established Base Camp when the whole face seemed to explode, showering them with rock and ice. Luckily, they were able to take shelter from the falling debris, but they lost much of their gear and had to abandon the expedition. Slovenes Marko Lukic and Miha Praprotnik also had hoped to climb the same face but they backed off because of snow avalanches.

This AAJ article has been reformatted into HTML. Please contact us if you spot an error.