3rd highest peak in the Karakoram Range
located on the west end of the Baltoro glacier
Scaled for the first time on June 9, 1957, by the Austrian Karakoram Expedition.
The Broad peak
The 3rd highest peak in the Karakoram Range and the 4th highest in Pakistan. The peak is located on the west end of the Baltoro glacier. Despite of its massive height of 8,047 meters (26, 400 feet ) the peak remained escaped from the serious attention of the mountaineers for long period. According to the survey record of Pakistan it is mentioned as PK 23/52 A Broad Peak. Because of its broad top the locals named it ‘Falchan Brak’ means Broad Peak. This beautiful mountain of Pakistan repulsed scores of expeditions from various countries of the world. â€¦.It was, however, scaled for the first time on June 9, 1957, by the Austrian Karakoram Expedition.
Where is it located
Broad Peak is part of the Gasherbrum massif in Baltistan on the border of Pakistan and China. It is located in the Karakoram mountain range about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from K2. It has a summit over 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) long, thus “Broad Peak“.
How many days does it take to climb k2?
It is depend upone the weather situation some of the climbers can make it under 10 hours.its takes a few days.