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K2, the savage mountain

by American Karakoram Expedition (3rd 1953)

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Published by Adventure Library in Purdys, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • K2 (Pakistan : Mountain),
  • Pakistan,
  • K2 (Mountain)
    • Subjects:
    • Mountaineering -- Pakistan -- K2 (Mountain),
    • K2 (Pakistan : Mountain) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesK2
      Statementby Charles S. Houston, Robert H. Bates, and members of the Third American Karakoram Expedition, M. Ata-Ullah ... [et al.].
      ContributionsHouston, Charles S.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.44.P182 K182 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1128420M
      ISBN 101885283016
      LC Control Number94072543
      OCLC/WorldCa32431965

        K2 The Savage Mountain Book >>> &nb. Richard Sales fascinating new book traces the climbing history of K2 over the last years, he shows in graphic detail how it acquired this awesome reputation: it was during the first serious attempts on the summit in the s and s that K2 became known as the Savage Mountain.

        It has been called the savage mountain and the world’s most dangerous. It has also been called serious. Bordering Pakistan and China, K2 stands tall in the Karakorum range at 28, feet making it the second tallest mountain in the world. Summiting K2 is widely considered the ultimate prize for elite mountaineers. K2 The Savage Mountain British K2 West Ridge Expedition film documentary Part 3 by Roc Noir. K2 EL GRAN CRISTAL Y EL LEON DOMADO by Ignacio ambel albarran.

        Sports Book Review: Savage Summit: The True Stories of the First Five Women Who Climbed K2, the World's Most Feared Mountain by Jennifer Jordan SportsBookLand The story of the assault on K-2 of the Karakoram Range, now the highest unclimbed mountain in the world, emphasizes the spiritual gains of a closeknit expeditionary group in the face of tragedy that took a man's life and denied ascent to the summit. The story of the mountain and preparations for the climb from Kashmir lead to the ascent itself, clearly indicated for all mountaineers to make note.


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K2, The Savage Mountain tells the dramatic story of the American expedition, led by Charles S. Houston, when a combination of terrible storms and illness stopped the team short of foot summit.

Then on the descent, tragedy struck, and how the climbers made it back to safety is renowned in the annals of climbing.4/5.

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