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.[note] It is more hazardous to
reach K2 from the Chinese side; thus, it is
mostly climbed from the Pakistani side.
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
takes you up to the summit of the nearby
range for a panoramic view of the forested
hills. Ayubia is 26 km from Murree.
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
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.