June 22, 2016 Tahria

Is K2 the New Everest? Article up on National Geographic Adventure

With climbing season kicking off in the Karakoram range of Pakistan, droves of climbers are now joining guided trips up some of the world’s most dangerous peaks – including K2. This month, I explored the evolution of guided climbing on K2 for National Geographic Adventure, including the challenges of building a commercial industry on a mountain notorious for its technical climbing, merciless weather and high mortality rate.

Check out the article at National Geographic Adventure.

Image courtesy Madison Mountaineering.