The 'Perfect' Day on K2 -- and How It Turned Deadly

It was the worst day on the world's deadliest mountain, Aug. 1, 2008. Twenty-nine climbers headed for the summit. Only 18 would return. K2 would kill the first Irishman ever to make the summit. It would kill a 61-year old grandfather on his third attempt. And it would kill one-half of mountaineering's most adored couple, soulmates in love with each other and with extreme adventure. Thousands have conquered Mt. Everest, but only a few hundred have summited the world's second-highest peak, K2....Full Story
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