First winter ascent of K2 achieved by Nirmal Purja and fellow Nepalese climbers, as they sing the national anthem

/First winter ascent of K2 achieved by Nirmal Purja and fellow Nepalese climbers, as they sing the national anthem

First winter ascent of K2 achieved by Nirmal Purja and fellow Nepalese climbers, as they sing the national anthem

The first ascent of K2 in winter was achieved on Saturday by 10 Nepalese climbers, including the famous Nirmal Purja, who rose to notoriety when he climbed all 14 of the 8,000-metre peaks in six months.“THE IMPOSSIBLE IS MADE POSSIBLE! #K2winter – History made for mankind, History made for Nepal,” Purja wrote on Instagram.K2 is the second highest mountain in the world, standing at 8,611m. Although it is smaller than Everest, it is a far harder climb. The high death to summit ratio has earned it…

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