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K2

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Why K2 is a harder climb than Mt. Everest

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K2 vs Everest - Why K2 is the KING of MOUNTAINS

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Alan Arnette's Summit of K2

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First Descent of K2 on Skis: Andrzej Bargiel | Nat Geo's 2019 Adventurer of the Year

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K2 Mountain || The Second Highest Mountain in the world, with The First Ascent || Vendora

K2, also known as Mount Godwin-Austen or Chhogori, at 8,611 metres (28,251 ft) above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft). It is located on the China–Pakistan border between Baltistan in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China. K2 is the highest point of the Karakoram range and the highest point in both Pakistan and Xinjiang.