8K+ K2, Chogori

April 20, 2020
Peaks, Treks

ACCESSIBILITY

June to September

Chogori, K2

K2, at 8,611 meters (28,251 feet) above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world. It is located in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan. K2 is the highest point of the Karakoram range. K2 is known as the Savage Mountain after George Bell, a climber on the 1953 American Expedition, told reporters “It’s a savage mountain that tries to kill You” Of the five highest mountains in the world, K2 is the deadliest where approximately one person dies on the mountain for every four who reach the summit. K2 is also occasionally known as Chhogori, or Mount Godwin-Austen, other nicknames for K2 are The King of Mountains and The Mountaineers’ Mountain, as well,

Elevation8,611 m
First ascentJuly 31, 1954
Prominence4,020 m
CONCORDIA

HOW TO REACH?

1. Islamabad to Skardu:

By public transport or by personal transport.

2. Skardu to Askole:

8 Hours Jeep Track

3. Askole to K2 Base Camp:

8 Days Trekking.