K2 is rising from the Baltoro Glacier in the heart of Karakoram, it is one of the most exceptional mountains on Earth. A pyramidal peak is the ultimate challenge for the world’s elite alpinists and stands at 8,611 meters and 28,251 feet above sea level, and the second highest in the world after mount Everest.
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- 8000ers, Concordia, Deosai, K2, K2 basecamp trek, Khaplu, Pakistan Mountains, Skardu, Skardu Valley
Skardu is located in the Gilgit Baltistan region of Pakistan. You will find some of the world’s highest peaks in the Karakoram Range; This is one of the most popular tourist destinations especially for mountaineers and trekkers. It is the best place for mountaineering expeditions, as it is a heaven on earth. Baltoro Glacier, K2