Take a Climb!
That wont take your life.
At a whopping 8,051 meters above sea level (26,414 feet), Broad Peak is both one of the highest mountains in the world, but the safest one to climb. Sitting in the 12th spot, it is without a doubt, climable
Broad Peak is located in Northwestern Pakistan, just above Baltoro Glacier in the Remote Karakoram Range. Its exactly 5 miles from K2, the most dangerous.
The first official ascent was on June 9th, 1957 by Fitz Wintersteller, Marcus Schmuck, Kurt Diemberger and Hurmenn Buhl.
Broad Peak is the 12th highest mountain in the world. The literal translation of "Broad Peak" to Falchan Kangri is not accepted among the Balti people.
In 1984, Krzysztof Wielicki climbed the first 1 day ascent of an 8,000 meter peak. He was alone and without supplemental oxygen.
In 1954 the first ever attempt to climb Broad Peak was unsuccessful. Dr.Karl Herligkoffer of Germany tried to climb the southwest side of the mountain but had to descend due to a storm.
Broad peak has the highest success rate due to the fact that it is the easiest and safest to climb. It has a success rate of 91.4%.
The fatality rate of Broad Peak is the lowest out of the 14 Peaks. At a very slight amount, 8.6% of people who go on to the mountain suffer from human caused deaths.
Since broad peak is the largest, it is Summit-able in just 1 day. There has only been 19 deaths, but only few of them had been natures fault.
Reasons To Join Me on Broad Peak:
- Safest 8,000 meter peak
- Short climbing time (takes less time to acclimmatize because it's a smaller mountain)
- High success rate
- Lowest death rate