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First Descent: Polish Mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel Skies Down From the Top of K2

On July 22 nd, 2018 Polish ski mountaineer Andrzej Bargiel achieved a world firstly when he climbed and then pitched from the summit of the planet’s second-highest mountain on skis, K2. At 8,611 m, it’s precisely 200 m shorter than Mt Everest, and a lot more dangerous. Until Bargiel’s firstly drop-off, it was one of … Read More