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  1. Mount K2 By Shawn Nerthling

  2. Mount K2 • Location • Pakistan/China • Elevation • 28,253 feet • First Ascent • Achille Compagnoni (Italy) • Lino Lacedelli (Italy) • July 31, 1954

  3. Mount K2 • 2nd largest mountain in the world • Very harsh weather • Never been climbed in winter

  4. Mount K2 Climbers • 27% fatality rate (1 in 4 chance of dying) • 2nd Ascent • Japanese team led by Ichiro Yoshizawa • August 9, 1977 • First Americans to climb • Team led by James Wittaker • 1978 James Wittaker

  5. Works Cited • http://climbing.about.com/od/mountainclimbing/a/K2FastFacts.htm