Polish Mountaineering Federation
K2 Winter Expedition
Ferrino is the official partner and technical sponsor of the important "K2 Winter Expedition" organized by the Polish Mountaineering Federation and supported by the Polish Ministry of Sport and Tourism.
The K2 is the last 8,000 to have never been climbed during the winter season, the second highest peak of the Earth (8611 m) and the Polish mountaineers have attempted the climb to enter into the history of mountaineering.
The expedidion team members are: the leader Wielicki; Janusz Gołąb; Jarosław Bator (doctor); Dariusz Załuski (director); Adam Bielecki; Marcin Kaczkan; Artur Małek; Marek Chmielarski; Rafał Fronia; Piotr Tomala; Maciek Bedrejczuk; Piotr Snopczyński and Denis Urubko (Russian-Kazakh which has also the Polish citizenship).
Ferrino, learned the decision of the Polish expedition's surrender in the attempt of the first winter ascent of K2, supports the difficult choice made by the expedition leader and its members.
Proud to have supported the expedition to the last peak above the 8000m never ascended in winter, Ferrino hopes to have the honor to participate in any future attempts.