K2 in the face of winter; the final peak in their portfolio

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K2 in the face of winter; the final peak in their portfolio

by clmbr » Mon May 15, 2017 9:50 am

Fourteen of earth’s mountains exceed 8,000 meters (26,246 feet), and climbers have reached the peak of 13 in winter. K2 is the forbidding exception. Ten Polish climbers hope to make history by reaching the summit next winter.

Scaling the World’s Most Lethal Mountain, in the Dead of Winter
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/09/spor ... inter.html

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Re: K2 in the face of winter; the final peak in their portfo

by jedicolin » Mon May 15, 2017 1:52 pm

Good luck to them, it will be a tough adventure.

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Re: K2 in the face of winter; the final peak in their portfo

by Jesus Malverde » Wed May 17, 2017 2:31 am

I'm reminded of the Churchill quote that "one Pole was worth three Frenchmen." :)

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