Lino Lacedeli


4 December 1925 – 20 November 2009

Known for: 

  • Being one of the first two individuals to reach the summit of K2 with Achille Compagnoni on 31 July 1954
  • Being known for fast ascents of difficult routes, including: the Constantini-Apollonio South Face on the Pilastro di Rozes, Italy
  • Recipient of Italy's highest honour, Knight of the Grand Cross
  • Author of book K2: The Price of Conquest

Notable climbs:

  • K2, 8611

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