Russians Will Tackle K2 This Winter

Mountain has never seen winter ascent

Nov 23, 2011
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A team of highly experienced Russian mountaineers is planning to become the first climbers ever to summit K2 in winter. The 16-man team will be led by Russian Viktor Kozlov. Known for groundbreaking climbs, Kozlov made the first ascent of K2's Western face in 2007. With a one-in-four fatality rate, K2 is the second deadliest mountain in the world. All previous winter summit attempts have ended in failure.

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