is the second-highest mountain on Earth
(elevation of 8,611 m) , after Mount
Everest.It is situated in Northern areas of
Pakistan near China border in Gilgit-Baltistan
of Pakistan and the Taxkorgan Tajik
Autonomous County of Xinjiang,
China It is more hazardous to
reach K2 from the Chinese side; thus, it is
K2 is known as the Savage Mountain due to the difficulty of ascent and the second-highest fatality rate among the "eight thousanders" for those who climb it. For every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying. Unlike Annapurna, the mountain with the highest fatality rate, K2 has never been climbed in winter.
takes you up to the summit of the nearby range for a panoramic view of the forested hills.
K2 Mountain's Attractions of Pakistan
Pakistan is having world the most beautiful mountains like K-2
K-2 Situated at the extern
North East ridge of Baltoro glacier, on the North of Pak China, border
standing as a king ruling to his cabinet around, Broad Peak –G-I, II,
III, IV, V, Baltoro Kangri , Sherpi Kangri, Chogolisa I, II, III, IV,
Bride Peak , Miter Peak, Angles Peak, Bearchidi groups, Ghondogoro
groups Masherbrum groups and the Baltoro cathedrals.
K-2, Approached from Skardu, Askoli, Johla, Bardumal, Paiyu, Liligo, Urdukas, Goro, Concordia, base camp at Goodwin Austen, it is also accessible from China in the North.
K-2 is totally technical
climb from all ridges, from the beginning Rock climbing and half
climbing on ocean of ice.
I was 1856 when the British were enforcing their control over India, provoking the 1857 war of Independence that a young leev Tinent of the Royal engineers, T, G, Mintugmerie was quietly busy in surveying. He saw in the for distance a tall and Conspicuous mountain in the direction of Karakorum. He immediately named K-1 later this name come to the other peak in Hushe valley Masherbrum.
It was 1887 the 1st British surveyor came to this region from Kashmir via Brogil Pass, Goodwin Austen discovered peaks and glaciers in this area, he tried to climb peaks but some reasons he couldn't manage..
Mountains of Pakistan
Attractions in Pakistan
Ayubia, Murree, Nathia Gali, Ghora Gali, Abbottabad, Bhurban, Patriata, Naran, Fort Munro, Gilgit, Hunza, Khyber Pass, Malam Jabba, Kalam, Thandiani, Skardu, Daman-e-Koh, Pir Sohawa, Swat, Ziarat, Chitral, Kalash, Kaghan