K2 The Savage Mountain by Charles Houston, Robert Bates

K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth (after Mount Everest). With a peak elevation of 8,611 metres (28,251 ft), K2 is part of the Karakoram range, and is located on the border between the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China and Gilgit, in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan.

The 1028th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 46th on Extreme Classics: The 100 Greatest Adventure Books of All Time (National Geographic Adventure Magazine)