Posté le 7 February 2017
Hub Talk – Life in the “Death Zone”: Climbing 8000 meter peaks
Life in the "Death Zone": Climbing 8000 meter peaks
Evénement organisé par notre partenaire le HUB Brussels - 22 septembre 2011 - 20h - Infos & réservations - 10€ pour les membres deltae.
will be spending this summer in what most people would consider an unusual spot for a vacation. On the 9th June, he is flying to Islamabad and he will then travel on to the Karakoram where he will spend 2 months in a tent. The goal of this trip is to climb two 8000 meter peaks: Broad Peak (8051 m) and Gasherbrum II (8034 m). In the previous years, Wim already climbed Cho Oyu (8201 m) and Everest (8850 m) in Nepal. He was also the first Belgian that tried to climb K2 (8611 m) in 2009.
On the 22nd September, Wim will come to the Hub to talk about life above 8000 meters, generally referred to as the Death Zone amongst mountaineers. Ever wondered how you prepare yourself for extreme challenges and how much endurance it takes to follow your passion in life threathening conditions ? Then come to the Hub on the 22nd September, follow Wim on his expeditions on five 8000 meter peaks and find out how he has applied the lessons he learned at high altitude in his personal and professional life.
The talk will be followed by a drink