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K2 region is proving it's reputation this season...

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K2 region is proving it's reputation this season...

Postby Steve Climber » Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:30 pm

Most recent accident...Marty Schmidt and son Denali disappeared from Camp 3.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23493645

I guess to be fair, 10 of those deaths weren't so much the mountain, but still a very harsh month in the region.
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Re: K2 region is proving it's reputation this season...

Postby jbchalk » Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:51 pm

That's really really sad. I'm so sorry for the family. I remember meeting Marty in Kathmandu back in 2010.

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