K2 mountain has an altitude of 8,611 meters.
The unfavorable conditions did not allow the Greek climber to achieve his goal.
The climber was saved at the last minute as he decided to stop at 7,500 meters, when the temperature reached -40 degrees Celsius.
“Antonis is in the military hospital in Skardu. All procedures and protocols are followed for his full recovery,” a post said on his Facebook account.
“He will stay in the hospital tonight and will start tomorrow for Islamabad. We are all looking forward to the hours when he is calm to describe to us the shocking days that have passed,” the post added.
Update Ο Αντώνης βρίσκεται στο Στρατιωτικό Νοσοκομείο στο Skardu. Ακολουθούνται όλες οι διαδικασίες και τα Πρωτόκολλα…
Earlier, a video was posted on his account appeared in which he describes how he could not achieve his goal and reach the top of K2.
Update!Ο Αντώνης μας είπε.Αγαπητοί μου φίλοι ευχαριστώ για όλες τις ευχές σας σε όλα τα μέσα, δεν θα κατάφερνα ότι κατάφερα χωρίς εσάς.Μόλις έφτασα στο base camp, οι πολύ καλοί μου φίλοι και μάγειρες της κατασκήνωσης, μου πρόσφεραν ζεστό τσάι.Σας ευχαριστώ πολύ.
Posted by Antonis Sykaris – Greek Alpinist on Sunday, February 7, 2021