By: Media EXtracts
Singapore’s best mountain climber Khoo Swee Chiow has announced his aim to be first South East Asian atop the deadly K2 peak.
At 8116m above sea level, the K2 peak though is 732m lower than than Everest, but it is much more dangerous journey up due to a combination of factors tenders it more daunting.
A total of 77 deaths recorded for K2 accent since 1939, 11 of which took place as recent as 2008.
Khoo told his 9 years old son, “Daddy will come back alive and well”. Khoo is a fine example of one who could muster his mind and body.
Khoo will leave for Pakistan on June 22 and will spend the next two months there preparing for and climbing K2.