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7000 Plus Meter Peaks

By on January 7, 2015

Gasherbrum III (7952m)

Gasherbrum III is situated between Gasherbrum II and IV and has a height of 7,952m/26,089ft. It was the highest unclimbed peak until 1974, before a Polish women’s expedition, under the leadership of Mrs. Wanda Rutkiewics, climbed it on the 11th August, 1975.

Gasherbrum IV (7925 m)

Gasherbrum IV is the 17th highest mountain on Earth and the 6th highest in Pakistan. It is one of the peaks in the Gasherbrum massif. Gasherbrum IV (just 75 meters short of the wonderful figure of 8000 meters)

Masherbrum (7821 m)

Masherbrum (also known as K1) located in the Gilgit Baltistan of Pakistan is the 22nd highest mountain in the world and the 11th highest in Pakistan.It was the first scaled and mapped peak in the Karakorum range hence its name.

Rakaposhi (7788 m)

Rakaposhi (Räkapoşi, is a mountain in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. It is situated in the Nagar Valley approximately 100 km north of the city of Gilgit. Rakaposhi means “Snow Covered” in the local language. Rakaposhi is also known as Dumani (“Mother of Mist”). It is ranked 27th highest in the world and 12th highest in Pakistan, but it is more popular for its beauty than its rank might suggest.

Batura I (7785 m)

Batura Sar, also referred to as Batura I, is the 25th highest mountain on earth and the 12th highest in Pakistan. It is the highest peak of the Batura Muztagh, which is the westernmost subrange of the Karakoram range. It forms the apex of the Batura Wall, which is a continuously high part of the backbone of the Batura Muztagh.

Tirich Mir (7708m)

The Hindu Kush (the mountains of Hind) is a 500-mile mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan. The highest point in the Hindu Kush is Tirich Mir, also called “roof of the world” (7,708 m or 25,289 ft) in the Chitral region of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Chogolisa (7665 m)

Chogolisa (or Bride Peak) is a mountain in the Karakoram region of Pakistan. It lies near the Baltoro Glacier in the Concordia region which is home to some of the highest peaks of the world. Chogolisa has several peaks, the highest on the SW face (Chogolisa I) rises to 7,665 metres (25,148 ft). The second highest at 7,654 metres on the NE side (Chogolisa II) is the one named Bride Peak by Martin Conway in 1892.

Passu Peak (7478 m)

Passu Peak (or Pasu Sar,) is a mountain peak in the Batura Muztagh, a sub-range of the Karakoram mountain range, located in the Gilgit District of the Gilgit – Baltistan of Pakistan, west of the Hunza -Nagar Valley.
It is the high point of the Passu massif, which also includes Passu Diar (or “Passu East”, “Pasu II”). The peak lies on the main ridge of the Batura Muztagh, about 7 km (4 mi) east of Batura Sar.

Muztagh Tower (7273 m)

Muztagh Tower (also: Mustagh Tower; Muztagh: ice tower), is a mountain in the Baltoro Muztagh, part of the Karakoram range in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. It stands between the basins of the Baltoro and Sarpo Laggo glaciers.

K6 7282m (Baltistan Peak)

K6, or Baltistan Peak, is a notable peak of the Masherbrum Mountains, a subrange of the Karakoram mountain range. Despite being much lower than its sister mountains, the Eight-thousanders and high 7000m peaks such as Masherbrum, it has huge, steep faces, and great relief above the nearby valleys, making it an impressive peak.

Diran (7272m)

Diran is a mountain in the Karakoram range of Gilgit – Baltistan of Pakistan. This pyramid shaped mountain lies in the East of Rakaposhi (7,788m). Diran was first climbed in 1968 by three Austrians Rainer Goeschl, Rudolph Pischinger and Hanns Schell. Earlier attempts by a German expedition in 1959 and an Australian expedition in 1964 were unsuccessful.

Latok 1 (7145 m)

The Latok group is a small cluster of dramatic rock peaks in the Panmah Muztagh, part of the central Karakoram mountain range. They lie just to the east of the Ogre group, dominated by Baintha Brakk. To the immediate south of the Latok group lies the Baintha Lukpar Glacier, a small tributary of the Biafo Glacier, one of the main glaciers of the Karakoram. On the north side of the group lies the Choktoi Glacier.

Spantik (7027m)

Spantik or Golden Peak is a mountain in Spantik-Sosbun Mountains subrange of Karakoram. Its northwest face features an exceptionally hard climbing route known as the “Golden Pillar”. It lies east of Diran and northeast of Malubiting.

K7 (6935m)

This peak is situated in the Saltoro and Masherbrum ranges. The nearby glaciers are Kaberi and Charakusa. Possible route to the peak is from Khapulo in Baltistan through Tagas, Dumsum and Kaberi glacier. Some maps show its height as 6,934m, while others show it as 6,935m.

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