K2 The Second Highest Mountain Of The World

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K2 the second highest mountain of the world situated in Pakistan.

K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest. With a peak elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 feet), K2 is part of the Karakoram Range, and is located on the border between Baltistan, in Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan-administered Kashmir and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.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. K2 has never been climbed in winter.

Elevation 8,611 m
Ranked 2nd
1st in Pakistan
Prominence 4,017 m
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8 Comments on “K2 The Second Highest Mountain Of The World”

  1. Cris says:

    Quote K2 has never been climbed in winter. Unquote

    After looking at your photograph, I can certainly believe that statistic.

  2. Michael says:

    I also took this photo on 31 july in 2007 on my trip to K2 in Pakistan. During summer ;-)

  3. Nice post through i want to tell you for your kind info that its not in pak but in illegaly occupied kashmir, a previous part of india.
    Here we believe that k2 is india’s highest peak and it is.

  4. Anuragtvs says:

    MERA BHARATH MAHAAN
    KASHMIR IS OF INDIA AND WILL BE IN INDIA NO FOOL CAN OCCUPIE IT


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