‘Lino Lacedelli made the first accent of K2 in 1954 with Achilles Compagnoni.

‘Sometimes it’s just a silly mistake but what about all those car accidents?

‘We went to K2 because we were passionate about finishing something that we knew was difficult. You get to the top for personal satisfaction.’

Still, it’s the journey, not the destination…? –

Mountain Men by Mick Conefrey & Tim Jordan