K2 seen from Gondogoro La Pass

The word Karakorum is a Turkish word which stands for “black rubble”. K-2 traces back its creation in the last of the Orogenic Movements (mountain building movement) some 300 million years ago. The Karakorum Range is believed to have buckled up and overthurst on the face of Earth when the  free-floating Indian plate collided against the pre-existing […]

K2 Russian Winter Expedition 2011-12

Russian National Team Expedition for K-2 First Winter Ascent, have now successfully reached 7,200m amid fierce weather and wind speeds soaring to Hurricane levels. The team will now be pitched in the most difficult climbing area better known as the ” Death Valley” on K-2. They have already gone past the Black Pyramid and will

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