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9781780748733 60d6dc125db42ab11520f129 Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60d6dc145db42ab11520f147/webp/51yn5an3r9l-_sx324_bo1-204-203-200_.jpg K2 is almost 800ft shorter than Everest, yet it’s a far harder climb. Many great mountaineers became obsessed with reaching its summit, not all of them lived to tell of their adventures. Capturing the depth of their obsession, the heart-stopping tension of the climb and delving into the controversy that still surrounds the first ascent, Mick Conefrey delivers the definitive account of the ‘Savage Mountain’. From drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to the brilliant but tortured expedition leader Charlie Houston and, later, the Italian duo who finally made it to the top, Conefrey resurrects the tragic heroes, eccentric dreamers and uncompromising rivalries forever instilled in K2’s legacy. This is the riveting, groundbreaking story of the world’s deadliest mountain. 9781780748733
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Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain

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  • ISBN: 9781780748733
  • Author: Mick Conefrey
  • Publisher: Oneworld
  • Pages: 336
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

K2 is almost 800ft shorter than Everest, yet it’s a far harder climb. Many great mountaineers became obsessed with reaching its summit, not all of them lived to tell of their adventures. Capturing the depth of their obsession, the heart-stopping tension of the climb and delving into the controversy that still surrounds the first ascent, Mick Conefrey delivers the definitive account of the ‘Savage Mountain’. From drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to the brilliant but tortured expedition leader Charlie Houston and, later, the Italian duo who finally made it to the top, Conefrey resurrects the tragic heroes, eccentric dreamers and uncompromising rivalries forever instilled in K2’s legacy. This is the riveting, groundbreaking story of the world’s deadliest mountain.

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