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ExWeb series: The future of K2, part 4
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Dec 17, 2004 13: 35 EST

Did we tame the Savage Mountain and will we go commercial? We have asked both climbers and outfitters.

Next in line is Spanish Carlos Soria, at age 65 a real veteran. Soria summited K2 last summer on the third and last day of the summit window between July 26 and 28, through the Abruzzi Spur route.

It was a now or never attempt: “I had attempted the mountain already four times, I was a little bit fed up with it. ‘If I don’t make it now, I’ll just forget about the damn K2,’ I repeatedly told myself in BC.

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