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Local Climbers Ascend World’s 2nd-Highest Unclimbed Peak

Saser Kangri II

7,513 meters (24,649 feet)

Saser Kangri ll, south face - Mark Richey

Mark Richey, Steve Swenson, and Freddie Wilkinson have climbed the east peak of Saser Kangri II in the Eastern Karakoram mountains of India’s Kashmir region.

This was believed to be the second-highest unclimbed peak in the world.  Details of the climb are not available yet.

More at:
Climbing.com
American Alpine Journal
Steveswensonsblog.blogspot.com
Sources: American Alpine Club, Climbing.com, Steveswensonsblog.blogspot.com

 

Photo by Mark Richey, aaj.americanalpineclub.org
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