K2 by Robert Bates
The Savage Mountain (The Adventure Library)

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The dramatic story of the 1953 American expedition to K2, the second-highestbut generally considered the most difficult and dangerousmountain in the world. The Houston-led team failed in their attempt and tragedy struck them, but their courage and concern for each other has made their story one of the pinnacles of American Himalayan mountaineering.

First published in 1954
Introduction by James Wickwire
New afterword by the authors
New maps, color and b&w photos


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Published January 1, 1994 by Adventure Library. 214 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Action & Adventure.