Russians Will Tackle K2 This Winter
Mountain has never seen winter ascent
Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+.
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.
Read more at Explorers Web