Tag: K2 Base Camp

19 November 2021
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Best time to climb K2 Base Camp

The trek to K2 Base Camp is one of the most awesome treks on the planet. On our expedition, we weave through the Boltoro Glacier and cross the Gondogoro La Pass, go through the Hushe Valley and experience the greater Karakoram range. When you’re at K2 Base Camp on a clear day, you can see 10 of the world’s 30 highest peaks, including 4 over 8,000m. Which is one of the reasons why you need to choose the best time of year to trek. If you’re wondering when the best time to climb K2 Base Camp is, here’s a post that will help.

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How to train for K2 Base Camp

Ever fancied making your way to K2 Base Camp, and standing in the shadows of this towering mountain? The trek to K2 Base Camp is one of the most remote and incredible journeys you could ever ask for. It might be tough, but it’s so rewarding. If you’re thinking about taking on the challenge, you might be wondering how to train for K2 Base Camp. But don’t worry! We have all the information you need…

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Ultimate Guide to K2 Base Camp

One of the most remote treks in the world, the expedition to K2 Base Camp takes you right to the base of the second biggest mountain on the planet. This incredible trip weaves through awe-inspiring scenery, culminating with one of the best views from a base camp, with 10 of the world’s 30 highest peaks all visible on a clear day. If this sounds like your idea of heaven, then our ultimate guide to K2 Base Camp will answer all of your questions…

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The ultimate K2 Base Camp packing list

The trek to K2 Base Camp is a long one – our expedition is 24 days in total. So it’s important to pack smart! It can be overwhelming to think of all the things you’ll need on an expedition. But when you book with Earth’s Edge, we tell you exactly what you need to bring. That way, you won’t forget your socks! Also, when you’re signed up to one of our expeditions, you’re eligible for a loyalty card and a 15% discount with Great Outdoors, up until your departure. We’ll send you an extensive K2 Base Camp packing list when you’re signed up, but if you’re curious, here is a taste of what you’ll need…

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Is it safe to trek K2 Base Camp?

Whenever you start planning an expedition, there should be one thing at the front of your mind – safety. It certainly is at Earth’s Edge. Every decision we make is based on the safety of our clients, team and staff. If you’re thinking of trekking to the base of the second highest mountain in the world, but are wondering if it’s safe to trek to K2 Base Camp, we have the answers below…

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How much it costs to trek to K2 Base Camp

Let’s face it – whenever we’re planning a big trip, the budget is one of the first things we think about. Especially when that trip is an exciting expedition in a far flung location, like a trek in Pakistan. That’s why we’re transparent about the cost of all of our expeditions, so you know exactly what you get for your money! If you’re wondering how much it costs to trek to K2 Base Camp, here’s a post that will answer all of your questions…

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How long does it take to trek to K2 Base Camp?

If you’re after an expedition that’s really special, K2 Base Camp is definitively one to consider. One of the most remote adventures in the world, the trek to the base camp of the world’s second highest mountain is an epic undertaking. But how long does it take to trek to K2 Base Camp? Here is a breakdown of our expedition…

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How hard is it to climb to K2 Base Camp?

If you’ve been trekking for a while, you’ve likely heard of the legend of K2. One of the most remote and challenging expeditions around, K2 is the world’s second highest mountain. It’s also considered one of the toughest mountains to climb. But how hard is it to climb to K2 Base Camp? Is it still a challenge? Let us fill you in…

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