1 Mount EverestThe highest mountain on earth is Mount Everest with a peak at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. It is located on the border between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, and Tibet, China and is part of the Himalayan Mountain Range. It grows about 1 inch every 4 years, as the Indian Tectonic Plate slides north under the Eurasian Plate.
2 K2, Baltoro KarakoramStanding at about 29,029 feet (8,848 meters), K2 commonly known as 'Savage Mountain' is the second highest mountain in the world. The mountain is located on the border between Pakistan and China and is part of the Himalayan Mountain Range. K2 is known as the “Savage Mountain” due to the difficulty of ascent and the second-highest fatality rate among the “eight thousanders” for those who climb it. For every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying.