Sia Kangri

Sia Kangri

Beautiful Baltoro Glacier and Karakorum peaks.

Standing in the Baltoro Muztagh mountain range of the Karakoram mountains, Sia Kangri’s peak is the tripoint of territory controlled and disputed on all sides by India, China, and Pakistan. The mountain is located in what is known as the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan.

Sia Kangri sits directly southeast of Gasherbrum I, its parent mountain. Other nearby peaks include Baltoro Kangri and further Chogolisa to the southwest, K3 (Gasherbrum IV) and then Gasherbrum V to the northwest, and The Hawk and Ghent Kongri to the south-southeast.

Countries: Pakistan, India, China

Mountain Range: Baltoro Muztagh, Karakoram

Elevation: 24,350 feet / 7,422 meters

First Ascent: 1934, by Hettie Dyhrenfurth, who set a women’s altitude record with this climb, and other members of the International Himalaya Expedition led by the Swiss/German Günther Dyhrenfurth.

Fun Fact: Sia Kangri is the 63rd highest mountain in the world. It is also the 25th highest in Pakistan.

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