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K2 NORTH RIDGE 1990 Lyle Closs 2022 New Paperback. Multiple copies available
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2022, 1st edition. 256 pp. Thick trade paperback, New. (Only edition)

The 1990 US/Australian expedition to the North Ridge of K2 placed American Steve Swenson and Australians Greg Mortimer and Greg Child on the summit without the support of supplemental oxygen. This book by support climber Lyle Closs gives a very human and individual account of a small expedition - the personal challenges and achievements of the people involved, as well as the wonderful countryside and mountain scenery and environments experienced over three months in the Karakorum summer of 1990.

The three climbers who summited were the 69, 70 and 71 to climb K2, which has had over 300 ascents. Greg Child was 69, Greg Mortimer was 70 and Steve Swenson was 71. 





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