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Charles Snead Houston

Doctor and avid mountaineer who have combined his twin passions to be the leading specialist of altitude sickness. He led an ill-fated Anglo-American expedition to climb K2, the world’s second-tallest top, in which among the climbers created a blood coagulum in his calf. After one of is own expedition members passed away through the climb, he give up climbing to spend himself to learning the physiological hazards facing climbers at high altitudes. He was created for an affluent family members in the fantastic Neck section of Long Isle, NY, and was released to climbing by his family members at age group 12. Eric Shipton was another well-known mountaineer; he lay out on four different expeditions to Support Everest in the 1930s.

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