K-2- second highest peak on earth

K-2 is the second highest mountain on earth. It has altitude of 8,611 meters. It is the part of Karakoram section of the Himalayan range. It is situated on the border between Pakistan’s northern countries and China. K-2 Mountain is also called Saveage Mountain because of the difficulty of climbing. It has the 3rd highest climbing mortality rate. It was first surveyed in 1856 by a European Survey team.  Thomas Montgomerie the member of that team selected the K-2 as the second peak of the Karakoram Range. The names of other peaks were K1, K3, K4 and K5 but their name were changed later on. The first and the serious attempt were taken in 1902 by Oscar Eckensrein and Aleister Crowley through northeast edge, but after 5 serious attempts the team reached to 6,525 meters only. The reason of failure of the attempt is some conflicts, physical training, bad weather condition; this trip was of 68 days. The second attempt was made in 1909, and they reached at a height of 6250 m, after trying many times and finding other ways to reached at the height, they failed and then the team declared that K-2 cannot be climbed and then they move toward Chogolisa, where they came within 150 meters of the peak before being took back by the storm.