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Ascent to K2-Gilkey Memorial in 1989-08

Climber: Peter Stone

Date:August, 1989
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
Point Reached:K2 - Gilkey Memorial
    Location:China/Pakistan
    Elevation:5000 m / 16407 ft

Ascent Trip Report

I've trekked in 6 continents, including many of the more famous trips (Everest, Kilimanjaro, John Muir Trail, Tour du Mont Blanc, Milford Track, etc), but the trek from Dassu to Concordia is by far the most awe-inspiring, beautiful & fulfilling trek I've ever done. The Kilkey Memorial/K2 Basecamp was the highest point achieved. Furthermore I met my future wife on the trip!
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble, Glacier Climb
    Gear Used:
Guide, Porters, Tent Camp



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