K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit

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K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit - Howkins, Heidi
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It stands as the ultimate challenge to human endurance, where dreams and destiny meet--and often collide. Its routes are steeper and more difficult than those of Mount Everest, and the weather is significantly colder and less predictable. Only 148 men and women have reached its summit--and 21 of them never made it back down. The mountain, of course, is K2, and Heidi Howkins didn' t want to " just climb" it. She insisted on doing it alpine style--without established camps, porters, or supplemental oxygen. "K2 is her ...

K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit 2002, National Geographic Society, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792264248

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K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit 2001, Adventure Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780792279969

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