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Broad Peak First Ascent 1957

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Marcus Schmuck on the summit of Broad Peak 8047m on June 9, 1957 at 5:05pm

with K2 in the background. Photo by Fritz Wintersteller. Marcus and Fritz reach the

summit after more than 13 hours of trail breaking from camp III. Kurt Diemberger and

Hermann Buhl reach the summit later on the same day. The Broad Peak First Ascent was

without oxigen masks, without high altitude porters, and without base camp support.