The endless knot: K2, mountain of dreams and destiny

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This route was pioneered by Mountain Guides International Director Sean Gaffney and we have been guiding it for many years. Trash… All trash and garbage must be packed out. Also, the chances of the mountain being free of clouds are highest during the early morning hours. La Paz is the starting point and ending point for our Bolivia trips. You also need belaying devices such as ice screws, harness and carabineers. Session covers both rock-climbing & abseiling tailored to the ability of the client.

Pages: 320

Publisher: Grafton; 1st Edition Uk edition (1991)

ISBN: 0246136626

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