THE SUM­MIT

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WATCH ON PRESTO -

8.30PM, ABC2

Timely given the re­lease of box-of­fice block­buster Ever­est, this riv­et­ing doco ex­am­ines a deadly day on an equally-deadly moun­tain – the sec­ond­high­est peak in the world, K2. On a fate­ful day in Au­gust, 2008, 24 climbers reached the sum­mit in the north-western Hi­malyan Range. Eleven died. This is the painstak­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion of how and why.

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