K2: The Savage Mountain

By: HOUSTON, Charles S.; BATES, Robert

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A reissue of the mountaineering classic, which details the expedition in the summer of 1953 to climb K2, the world's second-highest peak. This feat was attemped during the same summer as Sir Edmund Hillary's group ascended Everest. The K2 climb was led by Dr. Robert Bates, and was marked by harrowing accidents and falls; along with atrocious weather. With a foreword by Jim Wickwire and art by expedition member Dee Molenaar. --- In softcover, with numerous b&w photos. The book has inked underlinings and other notations in several locations, and with spine creases and cover rubbing but is fully readable and intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 395 pages

Title: K2: The Savage Mountain

Author Name: HOUSTON, Charles S.; BATES, Robert

Categories: >>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation, >>Travel / Exploration / Adventure,

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 1979

ISBN Number: 0916890732

ISBN Number 13: 9780916890735

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 78781