– Lat/Long: 35.88° N 76.51° E

PkK2 – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


K2 mountain guide

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  • Elevation: 8612 m
  • Difficulty: Major Mountain Expedition
  • Best months to climb: June, July, August
  • Convenient center: Skardu, Pakistan

K2 Climbing Notes

Imran Qadri from PAKISTAN writes:

Ascending K2 represents one facet of the journey. When embarking on a trek to K2 Base Camp, it's crucial to stay vigilant about the unpredictable weather conditions. Having a seasoned logistics provider and an expert tour guide is essential for a safe and successful expedition.


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1. Angel Sar (6858 m) 4.2 km
2. Skyang Kangri (7545 m) 6.9 km
3. Broad Peak (8047 m) 8.8 km
4. Skil Brum (7360 m) 8.9 km
5. Chongtar Kangri or Chongtar Peak (7302 m) 8.9 km
6. Muztagh Tower (7273 m) 15.0 km
7. Gasherbrum IV (7925 m) 16.5 km
8. Gasherbrum V (7321 m) 19.1 km
9. Gasherbrum II (8035 m) 19.2 km
10. Gasherbrum III (7952 m) 19.8 km