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6000m Plus and Below Peaks

By on January 2, 2015

Drifica Peak (6447m)

The Drifika (6447m) Peak is located in Charakusa Glacier, Karakoram, Pakistan. Drifika offers a major challenge for veteran climbers, and is considered as one of the hardest climb of below 6500m peaks in Karakoram. The Peak was first climbed by the Japanese expedition team led by Akiya Ishimura in 1978.

Laila Peak (6095m)

Laila Peak in Hushe Valley near Gondogoro glacier is in Karakoram range and is 6,096m high. It has a distinctive spear-like shape. Its northwest face has a slope of 45 degrees in more than 1500 vertical meters. It has been climbed by Simon Yates (mountaineer), among others. According to the local people in Hushe, the Laila peak has been climbed only twice, a total of only seven people have summited

Minglig Sar (6050m)

Minglig Sar (6050m) is located in the Shimshal Valley in Hunza neighboring the Chinese southern most mountain range Kun Lun. Shimshal Lake sits at the base of the mountain near the Shimshal Pass (4735m).

Rush Peak (5,098m)

Rush Peak is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range of Central Asia. It is located in the Gilgit District of the Northern Areas of Pakistan. While not a high peak by local standards, it is noteworthy as a remote trekking destination.

It can be reached via Nagar Valley and Hoper Village. The peak can be accessed via Hoper Glacier (Bualtar Glacier) and Barpu Glacier.

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