SHIROKI HYOGA NO HATENI
Japan / 1977 / 123'
The conquest of K2 is the aim of a Japanese team who decide to climb it in 1977. The 47 mountaineers in the Japanese expedition are joined by five Pakistani climbers. on 26th May 1977 together with 1400 local porters, the expedition leaves Skard, where it has its headquarters. After the construction of two other camps, the first at an altitude of 5200 and the second at an altitude of 6800, the morning of 8th August the two ropes reach the top of K2.