Category: Karakoram

Passu Sar

Passu Sar (پسو سر‎, Passu Sar, Passu I) Serving as the high peak of the Passu massif, Passu Sar lies west of the Hunza Valley in the Gilgit District of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, west of the Hunza Valley. The region is breathtaking, holding some of the world’s highest peaks, and the surrounding mountain passes are dotted …

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Pumari Chhish

Pumari Chhish (پماری چش‎, Pumarikish, Peak 11) Pumari Chhish is a tall peak in the Hispar Muztagh mountain range, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range, that sits east of Khunyang Chhish. The mountain is located southeast of Kunyang Chhish North and east of Kunyang Chhish. Country: Pakistan Mountain Range: Hispar Karakoram Elevation: 24,580 feet …

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Saser Kangri III

Saser Kangri III Located in Jammu and India’s northernmost state, Kashmir, Saser Kangri III is one of the six peaks in the Saser Kangri massif: Saser Kangri I, Saser Kangri II East, Saser Kangri II West, Saser Kangri III, Saser Kangri IV, and Plateau Peak. The other closest peaks to Saser Kangri III include Chamshen …

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Saser Kangri II East

Saser Kangri II East Saser Kangri II East saw its first ascent in 2011, partly due to its extreme difficulty, but also due to the fact that it (and much of the eastern Karakoram mountains) was closed off to climbers until 2010 because of the India-Pakistan border conflict. Saser Kangri II East is one of …

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Mamostong Kangri

Mamostong Kangri (Mamostang Kangri, K35) Mamostong Kangri, also known as K35, stands as the highest peak in the Rimo Muztagh mountain range, which is an isolated subrange of the Karakoram mountain range located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, India, near the Chinese border. Climbing the mountain is nearly impossible due to the …

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Skyang Kangri

Skyang Kangri (سکیانگ کنگری) The mountain Skyang Kangri is also referred to as “Staircase Peak,” because of its staircase shape with five steps on the East Ridge. Skyang Kangri sits on the border of Pakistan and China in the Karakoram mountain range. Its closest neighboring peaks are K2 directly to the southwest, as well as …

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Trivor

Trivor (ترِووُر‎) Trivor is a mountain in the Hispar Muztagh mountain range, a subrange of the Karakoram range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. The mountain is one of the higher peaks in the Hispar Muztagh. It is so difficult to climb, that its peak has been reached by climbers only twice. Its closest neighboring …

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Shispare

Shispare (شیسپیئر‎) Shispare Mountain, also called Shispare Sar and Shisparé Sari, sits east of the Batura Wall, which is the peak of the Batura Muztagh mountain range in Pakistan. Shisper Peak, home to the Patundas Meadows, is located on the mountain and has hotels and street access. To the north of the mountain is a …

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Chogolisa

Chogolisa (چوگولیزا‎) Shaped like a giant trapezoid, Chogolisa is home to some of Earth’s highest peaks. Its two most prominent peaks are Chogolisa I, rising to heights of 7,668 meters (25,157 feet) and Chogolisa II (also known as Bride Peak) at 7,654 meters (25,112 feet). In the Pakistani language of Urdu, Chogolisa translates to Chogo Ling …

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Saser Kangri

Saser Kangri (Sasir Kangri) Saser Kangri is the highest peak in the Saser Muztagh mountain range, which is an eastern subrange of the Karakoram range. Sasir Kangri lies in Jammu and Kashmir, which is the northernmost state of India. Country: India State/Province: Ladakh  Mountain Range: Saser Karakoram Elevation: 25,171 feet / 7,672 meters First Ascent: 1973, …

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