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Aug 23, 2007
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Amazing feat!...they put 9 souls on the summit and back down to camp 6 with no fatalities. Here is a link to the announcement
k2climb.net/news.php?id=16416
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Jul 19, 2011
Rock Climbing Photo: Thanks Hank Caylor!
Haha I like how the post said "The West face has surrendered!", naively, most people like the idea of conquering the summit and defeating it. But IMO, the West face of K2 was generous enough to let us climb it that day! Bang
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Jul 19, 2011
That link says it was posted in August 2007? FrankPS
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Jul 20, 2011
FrankPS wrote:
That link says it was posted in August 2007?


Hey, it was breaking news when the OP put it up.
DannyUncanny
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Jul 20, 2011
DannyUncanny wrote:
Hey, it was breaking news when the OP put it up.



Good point - that date, I didn't notice!
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