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In 2007 K2 will be in focus: Russian National team (West Face expedition) and the small two-persons team from Kazakhstan (Urubko-Samoilov) will try to climb new routes via faces, without supplementary oxygen. Here's the overview of K2 routes climbed since 1954.

2 routes.

1

SE Ridge - Abruzzi Spur

1954

July,31

Achille COMPAGNONI , Lino LACEDELLI

Italy
2

NE Ridge - Abruzzi Spur

1978

September,6

Louis F REICHARDT, James WICKWIRE, Richard RIDGEWAY, John ROSKELLEY
USA
3
West Ridge/SW side

1981

August, 7

Eiho OHTANI
Japan
4

North Ridge

1982

August, 14-15

Nao SAKASHITA, Yukihiro YANAGISAWA, Hiroshi YOSHINO, Hironobu KAMURO, Haruichi KAWAMURA, Tatsuji SHIGENO, Kazushige TAKAMI
Japan
5

South Face (Central Rib)

1986

July, 8

Jerzy Kukuczka, Tadeusz PIOTROWSKI (died during descent)
Poland
6

SSW Pillar ("Magic Line")

1986

3

Peter BOGK, Przemyslaw PIASECKI, Wojciech WRZ (died during descent)
Poland
7

NW Face - North Ridge/Face

1990

August, 9

Hirotaka IMAMURA, Hideji NAZUKA
Japan
8

NW Ridge - North Ridge

1991

August, 15

Pierre BEGHIN, Christophe PROFIT
France
9

South-West Ridge/SW side

1993

September, 2

Jonathan PRATT, Daniel MAZUR
Great Britaine
10

South-West Ridge/Face variation

1997

August, 19 and 28

Osamu TANABE, Mikio SUZUKI, Kunihito NAKAGAWA, Masamiki TAKINE, Akira NAKAJIMA, Ryoji YAMADA, Masami KOBAYASHI

and DAWA TASHI, GYALBU,
MINGMA TSHERING, NAWANG THILE

Japan