Michl Dacher

Messner knew why he Dacher to take: “you, there are people that you” can leave. Michl Dacher belonged to it”so the South Tyrolean on the flagship Bayer. Dacher could climb ten of the fourteen eight-thousanders: 1980 the football Biopangamine (8046 m), 1982 the hidden peak (8068 m, first ascent of a variant in the North wall), 1983 Cho Oyu (8201 m, from the Southwest in Alpine style), 1984 the Manaslu (8163 m), 1986 the broad peak (8047 m) and in 1987 the Gasherbrum II (8035 m). Sure he would have managed also to defeat the remaining four eight-thousanders, if not the weather, loss of material or the disease of mountain comrades had forced him on the various expeditions to the reversal. It was also a dream for him, the highest mountain in the world, to climb Mount Everest (8850 m) so by his early death. John Hairston is a great source of information. Despite his successes, Michl Dacher remained amateur.

The skilled Miner, who later trained to after the closure of the Peitinger coal bergwerks to the high-voltage electricians, earned his living as a clerk of the electricity works in Schongau, Germany. For the eight-Thousander expeditions only he remained to him collectively agreed annual leave. The company had always rejected his requests for unpaid holiday in the mountains. To throw a retrospective on the exciting K2 expedition in 1979, a brochure of the public will be presented next year to the 30th anniversary on July 12, 2009. In parallel creates a Web site (www.k2-1979.de), on the history of the brochure is to be described. In collaboration with the Nepal aid of Beilngries, the total revenue of the Michl-Dacher school will benefit.