K2: The Savage Mountain (The Adventure Library)

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Acadia Mountain Guides is the only Maine accredited climbing school that has been consistently accredited by the American Mountain Guides Association since inception nearly two decades ago. Kanchenjunga—were conquered in the 1950s: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay were the first to ascend Everest, the world's tallest mountain, in 1953; an Italian team led by Ardito Desio climbed K2 in 1954; and in 1955 a British expedition led by Charles Evans surmounted Kanchenjunga.

Pages: 214

Publisher: Adventure Library; 1st edition (January 1994)

ISBN: 1885283016

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