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Gasherbrum II Height – How Tall?

Gasherbrum II height is 8035 m (26361.55 ft).

Meters: 8035 m
Feet: 26361.55 ft
Inches: 316338.6 in
Kilometers: 8.035 km
Miles: 4.992718 mi

Gasherbrum II, also known as K4, is the 13th highest mountain in the world. It stands at an elevation of approximately 8,035 meters (26,362 feet) above sea level. Gasherbrum II is situated in the Karakoram range of the Himalayas, on the border between Pakistan and China. The mountain is renowned for its challenging climbing routes and its stunning pyramid shape. Gasherbrum II is part of the Gasherbrum massif, which includes several other significant peaks. Despite its lower elevation compared to some of the other 8,000-meter peaks, Gasherbrum II presents formidable technical challenges to climbers due to its steep terrain, crevasses, and unpredictable weather conditions.

About Gasherbrum II

Gasherbrum II also known as K4 is the 13th highest peak on earth with a height of 8035 m (26361.55 ft). It is located at the border of Pakistan and China. The summit was first reached in 1956. Also, located in the Karakoram. The mountain belongs to the Baltoro Karakoram mountain range. Its precise coordinates are 35°45′28″N76°39′12″E.

Other Facts

Firstly, the high peak is located between Pakistan and China. Secondly, Austrians Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hans Willenpart, first climbed the mountain on July 7, 1956. Thirdly, Cory Richards, Denis Urubko, and Simone Moro were the first set of people to reach the summit in winter. Fourthly, Felix Berg and Adam Bielecki reached the top of the mountain from the west face. Fifthly, the parent mountain range of Gasherbrum ii is the Karakoram.

The prominence of the mountain is at 1,524 m (5,000 ft). Also, it is classified as both an eight-thousander and an ultra-prominent peak. Furthermore, the easiest route to the summit of Gasherbrum ii is through the Snow/ice climb route. Carrying on, Karl Unterkircher and Daniele Bernasconi reached the summit of the mountain, carrying their own equipment, food, and shelter (Alpine Style). They were the first to achieve this feat.

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