Gasherbrum II (8035m) is also known as The Shining Wall. It was first climbed in 1956 by Austrian Karakoram expedition, led by Fritz Moravec. From Concordia, it is one day walk to the base camp of G 2. There are six peaks in Gasherbrum series. G 1 & 2 are above 8000 meters and other 4 our less than 8000 meters.