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Sep 22

New Englander Skis Upper Slopes of K2

Former Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont ski patroller, Dave Watson, successfully skied the upper slopes of K2, the world’s second highest mountain, this past summer – an impressive ski mountaineering feat by any measure. Dave has also put together a nice website chronicling his skiing adventures on Pakistan’s K2 and in the Himalaya.

Check it out!
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This is a photo of K2’s north face and a route followed by the 1953 American Karakoram Expedition.

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