Teams fail to climb K2 in winter 2017. American climber Conrad Anker suffers a heart attack on Lunag-Ri. Everest’s spring 2017 season brings 373 permitted climbers, including two women who make records: Uto Ibrahimi becomes the first woman from Albania to summit, and Tsang Yin Hung of Hong Kong sets a female speed record. Ueli Steck dies in a fall on Nuptse. In Memoriam: Royal Robbins, by Michael Wejchert. And more.
Appalachia: Vol. 69:
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