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K-2 base camp swept clean

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By Shabbir Mir GILGIT: A group of volunteers in Gilgit-Baltistan trekked up to Concordia, the K-2 basecamp, for ‘operation clean-up.’ While cleanliness drives are quite common in the cities, this team removed waste and refuse from the base camp, working in freezing temperatures on a difficult terrain. The 35-member group, led by Shamshad Hussain, collected 2,750 kilogrammes of solid waste during their ...

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Pictures: 10 amazing clicks of world second highest mountain K2

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Reuters via dawn.com Geographically, Pakistan is a climbers paradise. It rivals Nepal for the number of peaks over 7,000 meters and is home to the world’s second tallest mountain, K2, as well as four of the world’s 14 summits higher than 8,000 meters. While other parts of Pakistan and northern India were flooded last month, Concordia in the Karakoram mountain range ...

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K2 -Mountain of Mountains

This documentary tells the story of our successful climb of K2 via the Abruzzi spur on July 31 2012. It is dedicated to all the mountaineers killed on Nanga Parbat in June 2013 including some of our comrades who summited K2 with us. A film by:Mehmat Erman Turkgeldi   Share this:

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