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Asia, Pakistan, K2, Abruzzi Ridge

K2, Abruzzi Ridge. It was reported that Japanese Masafumi Todaka had planned a solo ascent of the unrepeated Kukuczka-Piotrowski route on the south face in three days with bivouacs at 6800 meters and 7900 meters, but unsettled weather and deep snow forced him to change his goals to the Abruzzi Spur route, which he climbed in the company of but independent from the Italian expedition on the same route. He summited on July 29. (High Mountain Sports 172)