Category: Pakistan

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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Noshaq

Noshaq (Nowshak, Nōshākh, نوشاخ‎) Noshaq stands on the border between the Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan and Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Its closest neighboring peaks are Gumbaz-E-Safed to the northwest and Istor-o-Nal to the southeast. Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan Mountain Range: Hindu Kush Elevation: 24,580 feet / 7,492 meters First Ascent: 1960, by a Japanese expedition …

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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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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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Tirich Mir

Tirich Mir (ترچ میر‎, Terich Mir, Terichmir, Turch Mir) The name Tirich Mir is believed to translate to “King of Tirich,” since Tirich is a nearby valley of the Mulkhow valley of Chitral which leads up to the mountain. Another thought is that Tirich Mir means “King of Darkness,” because in the Wakhi language, “trich” …

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Saltoro Kangri / K10

Saltoro Kangri | K10 (سالتورو کانگری‎) | Peak 36 The Saltoro Kangri, also referred to as K10 and formerly Peak 36, refers to the twin peaks Saltoro Kangri I and Saltoro Kangri II, which are connected by a saddle. It is a gorgeous sight which rises above the valleys of the Kondus and the Saltoro …

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Rakaposhi

Rakaposhi (راکاپوشی‎) Rakaposhi is an iconic peak in Pakistan, perhaps known more for its beauty than anything. The name Rakaposhi means “Snow Covered” in the local language, and is also known by the name Dumani, meaning “Mother of Mist” or “Mother of Clouds.” Rakaposhi sits in the middle of the Nagar Valley Nagar District and …

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