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Alpinists at Large: 1978 Attempt on the North Ridge of Latok I

© American Alpine Club

Jeff Lowe, George Lower, Michael Kennedy, Jim Donini


In 1978, an elite team of American alpinists set off for an unclimbed peak in the remote mountains of Pakistan. The infamous attempt is now considered one of the greatest failures in the history of Amerian alpinism.