22nd July – Lee called today to report that the team are all relaxing back in Skardu after a long 7 hour journey. They are tired but in good spirits. For most of the trip they have been walking 7-8 hours a day so they will enjoy the chance to wind down in Islamabad when they fly back there tomorrow.
Leader: Mike Wynne
28th July: Mike called today to let us know that the team has arrived safely back in Islamabad. There were very few flights out of Skardu so they travelled back via the stunning Barbusa Pass and Nagar valley. 4 of the team have already departed for their journey home and the rest are recovering in the hotel out of the heat, before their early morning departure tomorrow. As Mike said, there is just time for a final curry, a quick watch of the Olympics on the TV, and then they will be ready for off, laden down with souvenirs. Congratulations to all the team for making it to K2 Basecamp, and we wish you a safe journey home.