Early Attempts, First Ascent and Otherwise Notable Expeditions

The Duke of Abruzzi eying the West Face of K2, they would eventually attempt the SSE Ridge, his namesake Spur.

k2 - 1909 (Italian expedition)

The Duke of Abruzzi Era


k2 - 1938 (american expedition)

Meet Charles Houston...meet Bob House, this site's namesake. 

k2 - 1939 (American expedition)

Meet Charles Houston...