Microsoft Rewards Bing Mountains Quiz: What is the second-highest mountain in the world after Everest?
At 28,251 feet, K2 is the second-highest mountain in the world behind Mount Everest (29,035 feet) but is hardly a distant second. K2 is widely regarded as a more difficult and dangerous climb than Everest. Located in the Karakoram range of Central Asia, it has never been climbed in winter due to the imminent dangers of snow and ice. K2 has also never been climbed from its daunting east face.
The correct answer is K2.