Friends missing on Palcaraju


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Trad climber
The state of confusion
Jul 26, 2012 - 06:12pm PT

Good vibes for these guys. Tony, good on you guys helpin' out
too--be careful!!!

Trad climber
Jul 26, 2012 - 06:12pm PT


Trad climber
san diego
Jul 26, 2012 - 07:15pm PT
Ben and Gil....I'm praying you guys are ok..and just WAY off route..please come home to your family and friends!

Big Wall climber
Edwards, CO
Jul 26, 2012 - 09:17pm PT

Gil on Lost Arrow.

Trad climber
Jul 26, 2012 - 09:24pm PT
wow, sorry for the news.

best to them and everyone involved.


Jul 26, 2012 - 10:38pm PT
Keeping my thoughts positive for these guys. Come on, dudes, stay strong, we're all rooting for you.

Social climber
State of decay
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 26, 2012 - 11:10pm PT
Steps were seen leading to the summit and down a ridge. Then nothing more. Perhaps tomorrow will bring answers. TY

Trad climber
Jul 26, 2012 - 11:30pm PT
Hope they are well.

Trad climber
San Diego, CA
Jul 27, 2012 - 12:21am PT
My favorite of Gil's writings:
Please find those wings Gil, and get yourself back home.
Buster Jesik

Gym climber
Estes Park, CO
Jul 27, 2012 - 01:27am PT

Trad climber
Jul 27, 2012 - 01:59am PT
I sure hope we are worked up over nothing. Stay and strong and get yourselves out I this one Gil and Ben!
Ryan Day Thompson

Trad climber
Jul 27, 2012 - 02:50am PT
Though I only know Gil, thoughts and prayers to them both :-(

Colin Simon

Social climber
Jul 27, 2012 - 02:51am PT

Gil Weiss raging up the last pitch of Brain Freeze in Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park.

Great weather, great conditions, great climbing, great partner.

Jul 27, 2012 - 03:03am PT
Hoping and praying for the best.
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Jul 27, 2012 - 03:29am PT

Sun Ribbon next day after Dark Star. I know Ben is an animal that has enough in the tank to get himself out of anything. Hoping for the best. This one was one of the most life altering trips for me.
Gil's sister

Jul 27, 2012 - 03:51am PT
We are trying to get the embassy to get a rescue mission, they are unable to do so for the second day. we need a light aircraft for the searching around the peak to help our own rescue team to be as our eyes from above. Please Help

Trad climber
Somewhere halfway over the rainbow
Jul 27, 2012 - 08:44am PT
Hoping to hear good news for the tribe. Come on boys hang tough!

Trad climber
San Diego
Jul 27, 2012 - 09:40am PT
Come home boys!!!
Godspeed! Good luck and have strength!
Jim Hefner

La Verne, CA
Jul 27, 2012 - 09:46am PT
Hoping and praying there is no heartbreak at the end of this.
Gil's sister

Jul 27, 2012 - 09:50am PT
Securing Air Support:

In event that we need the plane for longer than today, and the funds we have are spent, I have setup a PayPal account so that we may have friends and family gather financial support---should we need it.

The PayPal user ID email address is

Galit Weiss
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