Erich Abram, farewell to the last Italian K2 mountaineer

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(PlanetMountain) “Abram however is known above all for the fundamental role he played in the famous 1954 expedition to K2. Apart from having been one of the most active during the initial phases of the climb, preparing both camps and the route, it was Abram who gave Walter Bonatti and hunza Amir Mahdi a fundamental hand in transporting the oxygen bottles above Camp VIII. The next day these enabled Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni to climb to the summit.” Continue…

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