Episode 197: Tales From The Tent

Waiting Out The Weather Part (K)2. Time begins to crawl to a standstill as the poor weather, rockfall and avalanche danger remains high across the entire route up K2. Brian Block decides to stay at base camp to continue resting...

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Episode 196: Welcome to K2

Not Ideal. With the Broad Peak climb over, Brian and the rest of the team turn their focus to K2. The weather is glorious as they pack up camp, say goodbye to friends who were only intent on climbing Broad Peak and make the move...

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Episode 195: The Broad Peak Summit Push

WHOMP! Brian Block and the rest of the Field Touring Alpine team make their way to High Camp 3 above 24,000 feet on Broad Peak to prepare for the final push to the summit. Conditions look perfect and the weather is clear and...

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Episode 194: Burning…Stuff

The Nuclear Option. Summit day on Broad Peak is almost here as Brian Block and the team descend back down to Base Camp for one last rest before heading back up for the top. To pass the time at BC, the guys decide to once again...

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Episode 193: Turn The Lightbulb, Pet The Dog

No One Is Immune From The Dance! After descending back to Broad Peak Base Camp to avoid some bad weather moving in, the team passes time making calzones and exploring other ways to entertain themselves while waiting for the...

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Episode 192: JENGA!

If You Pour It, They Will Come. The Field Touring Alpine Broad Peak Team decides to hold an open house at BP base camp and share what’s remaining of their liquor cache with the other teams climbing the mountain. As a side...

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Episode 191: Landing The MI-17

WHOMP WHOMP WHOMP WHOMP. In order to let the avalanche danger on Broad Peak settle down a bit, Brian and the rest of the team spend some quality time at their home-away-from-home; Base Camp. In addition to entertaining...

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Episode 190: 5 Dudes in a Tent

Tickling The Mountain. The warm-up to K2 continues as Brian and the rest of the Broad Peak team establish Camp 1 by setting up tents and caching gear. The glorious, sunny and windless days have ended and some bad weather...

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Episode 189: Practice Makes Perfect

Before You Can Go Up, You Must Learn To Come Down. Guides Ben, Rob and Brian continue showing their clients “the ropes” with an ascending and descending fixed lines workshop beneath Broad Peak. The weather continues...

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Episode 188: Throwing Rocks

The Climb Begins! Brian Block and several members of his large group have arrived at Broad Peak base camp and begin the initial stage of the long climb to the 8051m/26,414′ summit. The weather is unusually calm and warm...

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Episode 187: Concordia

There She Is. The team is nearly finished with the approach trek to Broad Peak and K2 and finally reach the camp at Concordia. Concordia is a hub of sorts in the region as it sits at the confluence of the Baltoro Glacier and...

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Episode 186: Camp Urdukas

Hiking On The Baltoro Glacier. BIDOW! The approach trek to K2 and Broad Peak continues as Brian and team reach the extraordinarily beautiful camp at Urdukas. After a night in this amazing camp they continue on towards the next...

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Episode 185: Porter Draft 2010

Over-The-Shoulder Boulder-Holder. Before leaving Askole for the beginning of the approach trek to Broad Peak and K2 the team turn their gear over to a large community of porters for transport up the Baltoro. Much like in Nepal...

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Episode 184: Off Road Adventures

Get Ready to Jump! Now in Skardu, Brian and the rest of the 2010 Broad Peak and K2 team pack up and drive the rough road to Askole. This final inhabited town is the drop-off point for the approach trek into Base Camp. The road...

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Episode 183: The Karakoram Highway

Keep Your Eyes on the Road. The 2010 K2 & Broad Peak expedition begins in earnest as Brian Block arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan to meet his team and collect his gear. The team then begins the long journey to K2 & Broad...

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Season 6 Introduction: K2 & Broad Peak

Beyond Everest. Today I am officially launching Season 6 of the show and so, as always, I think it’s best to give you an overview of what to expect. Over the past few years I’ve been able to show you the whole...

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Season 6 Update

Hi Everyone, Jon Miller here. I just wanted to give a quick update on Season 6. I was hoping to begin releasing episodes of the Broad Peak and K2 climb with Brian Block this month. As it turns out it will have to wait until the...

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Episode 182: The End of the 2010 Everest Kangshung Face Expedition

Full Circle, Again. We’ve made it back to Kathamndu and have had our Team Dinner. Everyone’s clean, in high spirits and healthy. As always, it’s time for a little reflection. As I was sitting in Kathmandu just...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 4

Jill, Geoffrey, Monika. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone one of...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 3

Stefan, Shakeel, Nicole, Chris. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone...

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