The Shining Wall: Gasherbrum IV's west face as seen from the Baltoro glacier. [Photo] Michael Kennedy
Posted on: March 1, 2003
Seventy-five meters shy of an 8000er, GIV's summit is one of the most elusive in alpine history. Michael Kennedy provides the backdrop while Walter Bonatti, Voytek Kurtyka, Tom Hargis and Peter Jenson sketch in the details of the seven people to set foot on the top.