The Last Step: The American Ascent of K2

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With all the distant peaks under snow, the clear winter sky and the lack of snakes, try one of these hikes....you'll enjoy it. They are, in order of height: Everest - 29035 in Asia, Aconcagua - 22841 in South America, Denali - 20320 in North America, Kilimanjaro - 19563 in Africa, Elbrus - 18481 in Europe, Puncak Jaya - 16502 in Australia/Oceania and Vinson - 16066 in Antarctica. NEClimbs & White Mountain Report On Facebook: Join us and LIKE us on Facebook.

Pages: 304

Publisher: Mountaineers Books (June 1, 1999)

ISBN: 0898866324

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