K2 is the highest mountain in Shigar District, Giltist Baltistan, Pakistan. It is also known as Mount Goodwin Austen and Shah Gori. It is the highest peak in Pakistan and the second highest peak in Pakistan after Mount Everest. Its height is 8611 meters and is located in the Karakoram Mountains range. It was first climbed on 31 July 1954, by two Italian climbers. K-2 is considered more difficult and dangerous than Mount Everest.