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"Buried in the Sky" is the story of the deadliest day on K2 told through the lens of the Sherpa climbers and Pakistani high-altitude porters. There will be a book talk Friday at Off the Beaten Path Bookstore featuring co-author Amanda Padoan and two survivors of the expedition: local Dr. Eric Meyer and the book's central figure, Chhiring Dorje.

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Book tells story of climbers; author talk is Friday in Steamboat

It’s a particular rescue made by Chhiring Dorje Sherpa — one small but heroic story from the 27 hours of tragedy that ensued on K2 in 2008 — that captured mountaineer and writer Amanda Padoan.


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