K2 :: Triumph and Tragedy

K2 :: Triumph and Tragedy

Book - 1987
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K2, "the savage mountain", is the second-highest peak in the world - and the most difficult to cllimb. In 1986, it was the site of both dazzling triumph and great loss as twenty-seven men and women reached the top but thirteen died trying. Tto this day it ramains the single greatest tragedy in the history of mountaineering. Curran was there to record it all in words and photographs: courage and obsession, luminous success and thwarted ambition.
Publisher: Seattle, WA : The Mountaineers, c1987
ISBN: 9780898861471
0898861470
Characteristics: 219 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm

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