Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images
Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images

First winter ascent of K2 achieved by Nirmal Purja and fellow Nepalese climbers, as they sing the national anthem

  • One of the last great firsts in mountaineering has been achieved by 10 Nepalese climbers
  • A host of other teams were on the mountain this year in a frenzy to claim the world first

Topic |   Climbing and mountaineering
Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images
Climbing K2 in winter is considered one of the last great firsts in mountaineering. Photo: Getty Images
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