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Feature story: High altitude, high risk

Original post made on Dec 16, 2012

When Chris Klinke and a group of fellow mountaineers started up K2, they knew the risks of climbing the second highest, and possibly most dangerous, mountain in the world. He didn't know he'd be present for one of the deadliest days in mountaineering, during which 11 climbers would die.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, December 16, 2012, 9:09 AM

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Posted by radar, a resident of another community
on Dec 18, 2012 at 2:25 pm

Well chronicled in

K2: Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain, with Ed Viesturs. (2010)


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