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Mon Jan 15, 2018, 04:43 PM

Reasons Why K2 Is The Mightiest And The Ultimate Mountain

When it comes to the tallest mountains of the world, you know the answer: Mount Everest. But when it comes to the difficulty level of their climb, itís not Everest but the MIGHTY K2, the pride of Pakistan.



Here are some reasons why K2 is a more dangerous climb than Everest and is basically unconquerable except by the exceptionally brave souls.

#The climbing route on K2 is a far more technical ascent than the route on Everest.


The sections Bottleneck and the Black Pyramid are known to man as the most notorious sections of rock and ice.


#Do you remember how we used to draw a mountain as a kid? The A shape? That is exactly what K2 is.



Mount Everest has become a commercial peak with 4000 plus Mountaineers being successful at climbing it while only 284 people have conquered K2 yet.There are only two mountains in the world which have not been summited in the winter: One is Nanga Parbat, the other is K2. Both in Pakistan! Unconquerable!

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Reply Reasons Why K2 Is The Mightiest And The Ultimate Mountain (Original post)
salmannaseem07 Jan 2018 OP
janterry Jan 2018 #1
Lithos Jan 2018 #3
janterry Jan 2018 #4
PJMcK Jan 2018 #2
salmannaseem07 Jan 2018 #7
DinahMoeHum Jan 2018 #5
FreepFryer Jan 2018 #6
dalton99a Jan 2018 #8

Response to salmannaseem07 (Original post)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:00 PM

1. Anatoli Boukreev died on K2

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Response to janterry (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:15 PM

3. He died on Annapurna in Nepal

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Response to Lithos (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:29 PM

4. oops

my bad

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Response to salmannaseem07 (Original post)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:01 PM

2. Have fun!

Those are beautiful pictures of magnificent mountains. But I'm not going to climb them.

Instead, I'll sit here by the fire and enjoy reading of the climbs of others.

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Response to PJMcK (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 16, 2018, 03:15 AM

7. hahhahah Good one

That's true even its in my country still never dear climbs them

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Response to salmannaseem07 (Original post)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:32 PM

5. Beg, steal, or borrow the book "The Last Step"

It's about the 1978 American K2 expedition, who finally succeeded in reaching the summit of K2, after decades of American attempts on the mountain, including the legendary 1939 and 1953 expeditions.

https://www.amazon.com/Last-Step-American-Ascent-Legends/dp/1594858616

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Response to salmannaseem07 (Original post)

Mon Jan 15, 2018, 05:37 PM

6. Literally, a mountain of 'Nope!' God speed all who attempt the climb - but NOPE! :)

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Response to salmannaseem07 (Original post)

Tue Jan 16, 2018, 11:33 AM

8. There is no conga line on K2

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