K2 Routes: Northeast Ridge (red)

 The Northeast ridge route is in red with the American's traverse to the  Abruzzi  (yellow) with the steeper direct line hitting the summit pyramid after a very difficult climb at high altidude. 

The Northeast ridge route is in red with the American's traverse to the Abruzzi (yellow) with the steeper direct line hitting the summit pyramid after a very difficult climb at high altidude. 

The last step: americas first of k2 and the northeast ridge

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