Squaw Valley, CA Based Alpenglow Expeditions Guides Just Summited K2 Without Supplemental Oxygen

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On the way up K2… Credit: @carla.perez.ec

Two guides from Squaw Valley, CA based Alpenglow Expeditions just summited the world’s second-highest mountain without supplemental oxygen. Company founder Adrian Ballinger and Carla Perez reached the peak of 28,251-foot K2 in the Himalayas yesterday morning.

Together with Lakpadendi Sherpa, Gesman Tamang, Changba Sherpa, and Lakpa Temba Sherpa they rapidly reached Camp 4 at 26,083-feet. On Tuesday night at 22.20, the group made its summit bid, reaching the top of the Savage Mountain at 7:50 am Wednesday morning, reports Planet Mountain.

Epic achievement, congratulations guys!

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