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The Gasherbrum-II is the 5th highest peak of Pakistan and 13th highest peak of the world. It is usually considered one of the easiest 8000 meters peaks, of its status, but the ascent cannot to be taken easily. The climb is both ice and rock. A high level of technical ability, physical suitability, and acclimatization is required. The approach route from Skardu and the approach trek from the Askole village on the Baltoro Glacier. An Austrian expedition team led by Mr. Fritz Moravec along with Joseph Larch and Hans Willenpart came to Pakistan in 1956 to climb this peak. They set up there base camp on the south Gasherbrum Glacier.

The set up camp-1 at 6005 meters and here they were forced to stay for 10 days because of a severe storm and they lost a large supply store in avalanche. After setting up some more camps and set up a bivouac below 7620 meters. Mr. Fritz Moravec, Joseph Larch, and Hansenpart reached the summit of Gasherbrum-II on 8th July, 1956 and came back safely.

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