K2 is the second highest peak in the world at an elevation of 28,251 ft or 8,611m, only shy to Mount Everest at 29,035ft or 8,850m (Both peaks are parts of the Himalaya Mountains range). K2 is famous for its difficulty to climb. It is the most difficult mountain to climb due to it steepness and remoteness to access. It can however be accessed from Xinjiang province or alternatively from its Pakistan side.

Photo credit: the photo is adopted from National Geographic Website (see here).

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  1.  /  December 21, 2007



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