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K2 – Movies based on second highest mountain in world K2

March 23, 2019by hoMusk34

K2 is considered the deadliest mountain in the world with an elevation of 8,611m and a death toll of over 80+. The death rate of K2 is 26% as compared to Mount Everest which is 3.9%. Several movies are based on K2 and incidents on K2, here is the list of notable ones.

K2 (1991)

Taylor Brooks and Harold Jameson are white-collar professionals by weekday and accomplished mountain climbers on weekends. Though they share a love for scaling mountains, the two friends are opposites in their personal lives. Taylor is a thrill-seeking attorney and womanizer, while Harold is a married, level-headed scientist.

Vertical Limit (2000)

 

A high-adrenaline tale of young climber Peter Garrett, who must launch a treacherous and extraordinary rescue effort up K2, the world’s second-highest peak. Confronting both his own limitations and the awesome power of nature’s uncontrollable elements, Peter risks his life to save his sister, Annie, and her summit team in a race against time. The team is trapped in an icy grave at 26,000 feet – a death zone above the vertical limit of endurance where the human body cannot survive for long. Every second count as Peter enlists the help of a crew of fellow climbers, including eccentric, reclusive mountain man Montgomery Wick, to ascend the chilling might of the world’s most feared peak to save her.

K2: Siren of the Himalayas (2012)

 

Following a group of climbers attempting to climb K2 in 2009, on the 100-year anniversary of its landmark 1909 expedition. Experience the adventure, peril, and serenity of a group’s attempt to climb the most challenging peak on earth.

The Summit (2012)

 

The story of the deadliest day on the world’s most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.

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