First ascent of K2 (female)
Quién
Wanda Rutkiewicz
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first
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Pakistan ()
Cuándo
Wanda Rutkiewicz (Poland) reached the summit of K2, the world's second highest mountain, on 23 June 1986, becoming the first woman to climb the 8,611 m (28,251 ft) peak. Rutkiewicz, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest female climbers ever, was killed on a climb in December 1992.