49 years, Pakistan
So you have finally realized your goal of trekking to the K2 Base Camp? Are you physically and mentally prepared to take the challenges of the Karakorum mountains?
K2 Base Camp is considered to be one of the world’s great treks with breathtaking views of four 8,000m peaks. K2 Base Camp Trek is been described as the “Throne Room of the Mountain Gods” for its unique panoramic view of 7,000m mountains and views of 8 thousand meter peaks.
K2 is the second highest mountain on earth rising high out of the Karakorum mountains range at 28,251 feet which makes it stand out in the region Gilgit-Baltistan Pakistan. Everest 29,030 feet the highest mountain on earth is more visited by adventurers every year. Everest base camp is mainly being explored and people have written books and articles including documentary and films. K2 Base Camp remains mostly unexplored and preserves its atmosphere of danger and challenges.
The trek to K2 Base Camp is basically an adventurous long march through different valleys and it is one of the most hankered trajectory on earth. The trek to Everest Base Camp, the trek to K2 Base Camp has a fair degree of technical aspects to it; you need to have technical trekking or climbing experience and altitude experience to able to safely and successful complete the adventure.
It is important for you to train your body and mind to endure constant physical and mental stress during the K2 Base Camp trek. The task is extremely difficult and you will experience it firsthand, so training yourself physically and mentally for the adventure should be your first priority.
Intense workouts, running, and high endurance physical activities, walking up a hill with a backpack and other similar tasks would help prepare your body for the trek. If you have no hills in your vicinity, you can walk on the treadmills with a heavy backpack.
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