This is the worlds most dangerous mountain and to prove so it holds the greatest death to summit ratio. The mountain lies on Pakistan's & China's border. Permits are expensive, $40,000 last I heard. You can pick one up at the capital, Islamabad. Plan on spending some time here fighting red tape.
FA: Lino Lacedelli and Achille Compagnoni, 1954
|Nearest town or city:||Skardu|
|Directions:||From Skardu (capital Baltistan - Pakistan) theres a trek of about approx. 6-8 days to reach K-2 base camp. The trek is one of the hardest in the world, but so much thrilling beauty is here.|
|Latitude, Longitude:||35.88000, 76.50000|
|When to Climb:||Update|
|Quantity of Climbs:||Month|