Pakistan, a magnificent country on the map of the world which houses some of the majestic mountain ranges of the world. Mainly, out of the 14 highest peaks of the world, 4 are in Pakistan that notably lies in Karakorum Mountain Range.
The Northern Part of Pakistan composed by the Himalayan, Karakoram and Hindu Kush mountain systems, presents one of the most enthralling and beautiful mountains in the world. Pakistan has five above 8000 meter peaks out of the fourteen.
K2, at 8,611 metres above sea level, is the second highest mountain in the world, after Mount Everest at 8,848 metres. It is located on the China–Pakistan border between Baltistan in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and Dafdar Township in Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.
K2 is known as the Savage Mountain after George Bell, a climber on the 1953 American Expedition, told reporters "It's a savage mountain that tries to kill you." Of the five highest mountains in the world, K2 is the deadliest; approximately one person dies on the mountain for every four who reach the summit. Also occasionally known as Chhogori, or Mount Godwin-Austen, other nicknames for K2 are The King of Mountains and The Mountaineers' Mountain, as well as The Mountain of Mountains after climber Reinhold Messner titled his book about K2 the same.
Nanga Parbat, locally known as Diamer, is the ninth highest mountain in the world at 8,126 metres above sea level. Located in the Diamer District of Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan, Nanga Parbat is the western anchor of the Himalayas.
Nanga Parbat is one of the 14 eight-thousanders. An immense, dramatic peak rising far above its surrounding terrain, Nanga Parbat is known to be a difficult climb.
Hidden peak or Gashabrum I
Gasherbrum I, also known as K5 and Hidden Peak, a name given by William Martin Conway in 1892 in reference to its extreme remoteness. It is the highest peak among them. It is also the 11th highest peak in the world and is the second highest in the Karakoram Range.
The 8048 meters high Broad Peak is the 12th highest mountain on Earth and the 4th highest in Pakistan. Broad Peak is part of the Gasherbrum massif and is about 8 kilometers from K 2.
Gasherbrum II; surveyed as K4, is the 13th highest mountain in the world at 8,034 metres above sea level. It is the third-highest peak of the Gasherbrum massif, and is located in the Karakoram, on the border between Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan, and Xinjiang, China.
The mountain was first climbed on July 7, 1956, by an Austrian expedition which included Fritz Moravec, Josef Larch, and Hans Willenpart.