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3Novices:How Poland’s ‘ice warriors’ aim to to become first team to summit K2 – the ‘Savage Mountain’ that kills one in four climbers – in winter

Only 375 people have conquered K2 since it was first climbed in 1954 by an Italian expedition, and 86 people have died trying. Compare that with 7,500 successful attempts to reach the top of Everest – some by the same people multiple times – and 287 deaths.
Now you begin to understand why K2 – the second-highest mountain in the world which straddles the border between China’s Xinjiang province and Pakistan – is called ‘The Savage Mountain’. That’s…
July 13, 2017 at 10:03AM http://ift.tt/2ugA9Ld
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